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Drinking glass

Drinking glass

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1829 (made)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    blown, wheel engraved

  • Credit Line:

    Bought with assistance of Robert Strong, memory of Robert Charleston

  • Museum number:

    C.31-1996

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Blown glass, Bucket Bowl with knopped stem. A sabre on one side, a dove with olive branch on the other, and "Wellington for Ever". 12cm high

Place of Origin

England (made)

Date

ca. 1829 (made)

Materials and Techniques

blown, wheel engraved

Marks and inscriptions

"Wellington for Ever"
engraved. Probably commemorating Wellington's campaign to become Prime Minister in 1829.

Dimensions

Height: 12 cm

Object history note

Probably commemorating Wellington's campaign to become Prime Minister in 1829.

Descriptive line

English, clear glass wheel-engraved with 'Wellington for Ever", a sabre and dove with olive branch, "Wellington for Ever" engraved, about 1829

Materials

Glass

Techniques

Blown; Wheel engraved

Categories

Glass; Commemoration

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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