Glasses decorated by William Absolon of Yarmouth
- Art Funded
- Art Fund grant
- £1,516 (Total: £5,376)
- Private collector
Charles Cornwallis lived on the Suffolk/Norfolk border. His most noted victory was defeating Tipu Sultan in 1792 when Governor of India. These glasses are likely to have been commissioned after this event, by or for his family.
? commissioned by or for the Cornwallis family; by descent; Cheffins, Cambridge, 2008.