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Museum number: X306

Curatorial note

The Latin inscription on the tureen is as follows: Non sine te est mihi partus honos. Pons ferreus ipse Vedrae sit testis!
J. Soane amico benemerenti d. d. R. Burdon.

It translates as: Without your help I would not have achieved my fame. Let the iron bridge over the Wear bear witness to this. / R. Burdon gave this as a gift to J. Soane, his well-deserving friend.

Associated objects

X307, other part

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