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Goblet / wine glass / stirrup cup

Description

Glass of facon de Venise said to have been James VI's stirrup-cup as he set out from Dunfermline for London and the English crown in 1603, subsequently owned by the Halketts of Pitfirrane

Museum reference

H.MEN 69

Object name

Goblet / wine glass / stirrup cup

Production information

Southern Netherlands, Netherlands, Western Europe
Venice, Italy, Southern Europe

Date

Late 16th century

Materials

Glass

Associations

Halkett Collection
Halkett of Pitfirrane
James VI
Pitfirrane, Dunfermline, Fife, Scotland, Northern Europe

On display

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