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Ale glass: C/G.4-1941

Object information


Unknown (Glassmaker)


Lead glass. Trumpet-shaped bowl engraved with hops and barley. Drawn stem with tear. Conical folded foot. Slight gilding remains.


History note: Unknown before donor

Legal notes

Given by A.S.F. Gow

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 3.0 in
Height: 6 3/4 in

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1941-08-08) by Gow, A. S. F.


18th century
Circa 1700 - 1800

Components of the work

Decoration composed of gilt Bowl

Materials used in production


Identification numbers

Accession number: C/G.4-1941
Primary reference Number: 25152
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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