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Ale glass: C.656-1961

Object information


Unknown (Glassmaker)


Lead glass. Round funnel bowl engraved hops and barley on bladed knop. Plain stem and folded foot.


History note: Unknown before testator

Legal notes

D.H. Beves Bequest

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 8.0 cm
Height: 18.6 cm

Acquisition and important dates

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


18th century
Production date: circa AD 1770

Components of the work

Bowl Decoration

Materials used in production


References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.656-1961
Primary reference Number: 25239
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 17 October 2018 Last processed: Saturday 27 November 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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