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Wine glass: C.581-1961

Object information

Maker(s)

Unknown (Glassmaker)

Description

Lead glass. Straight-sided bowl with solid base, engraved in diamond point, 'prosperity to the Church of England'. On cone knopped stem on swollen knop. Conical folded foot.

Notes

History note: Unknown before testator

Legal notes

D.H. Beves Bequest

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 7.9 cm
Height: 16.0 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1961-10-19) by Beves, Donald H.

Dating

Early 18th Century
Production date: circa AD 1720

Components of the work

Bowl Decoration

Materials used in production

Lead-glass

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Prosperity to the Church of England
  • Location: On bowl
  • Method of creation: Engraved

References and bibliographic entries

Related exhibitions

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.581-1961
Primary reference Number: 24882
Stable URI

Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 10 October 2018 Last processed: Saturday 27 November 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

Citation for print

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