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Sugar bowl

Description

Silver-gilt sugar bowl with everted rim and two loop ropework handles, engraved with a chequered pattern containing the Hamilton cinquefoil and the Latimer cross as heraldic devices of William Beckford of Fonthill Abbey: English, London, by Philip Rundell, 1819

Museum reference

A.1977.207

Collection

Decorative and Applied Art

Object name

Sugar bowl

Production information

Rundell, Philip, 1746 - 1827, Silversmith
London, England, Northern Europe

Date

1819

Materials

Silver-gilt

Physical description

Silver-gilt

Associations

Previous owner: Beckford, William Thomas, 1760 - 1844
Fonthill Abbey, Wiltshire, England, Northern Europe

Exhibitions

  • Art of Living (08 Jul 2016)
    National Museum of Scotland

  • European Styles (29 Jul 2011 - 03 Aug 2014)
    National Museum of Scotland

Credit

Acquired with the aid of the Art Fund

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