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Wine glass: C.518-1961

Object information

Maker(s)

Unknown (Glassmaker)

Description

Lead glass. Heavy ogee bowl wheel-engraved with rose, horse and 'GEORGE AND LIBERTY' on air twist stem and heavy plain foot.

Notes

History note: Unknown before testator

Legal notes

D.H. Beves Bequest

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 8.5 cm
Height: 18.6 cm

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Mid-18th Century
Production date: circa AD/CE 1750

Components of the work

Bowl: Decoration:

Materials used in production

Lead-glass

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: GEORGE AND LIBERTY
  • Location: On bowl
  • Method of creation: Inscribed

References and bibliographic entries

Related exhibitions

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.518-1961
Primary reference Number: 25550
Stable URI

Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 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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