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Sweetmeat glass: C.596-1961

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Glassmaker: uncertain

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Description

Clear lead-glass, blown, blown-moulded and pincered. The small hemispherical bowl has a wide everted folded rim, and heavy gadrooning on underside, rests on a quatrefoil hollow knop between collars, supported by a taller flaring conical bowl with folded rim and gadrooning to half its height

Notes

History note: C. Kirkby Mason (d. 1929); Sotheby's, Catalogue of the Well-known collection of English Glass. The property of the late C. Kirkby Mason, Esq., Sold by order of the executors, probably First Part, 27 April 1929, lot 136 ?; sold to Churchill for £20; or Second part, 21 November 1929, lot ? (none illustrated). Donald H. Beves ( 6 March 1896- 6 July 1961)

Legal notes

D.H. Beves Bequest

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 9.2 cm
Height: 11.4 cm

Place(s) associated

  • London ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Late 17th Century
Circa 1677 - 1685

Note

Possibly from the Savoy glass-house of George Ravenscroft, or his successor Hawley Bishopp

School or Style

Baroque

People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

Bowl
Decoration

Materials used in production

uncertain Lead-glass

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.596-1961
Primary reference Number: 24909
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 16 August 2022 Last processed: Tuesday 16 August 2022

Associated departments & institutions

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

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