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Wine glass: C.521-1961

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Glassmaker: Unknown

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Description

Lead glass. Straight-sided bowl wheel-engraved with sunflower and leaves and bust of King of Prussia, on swelling knop, air twist stem and plain foot.

Notes

History note: Unknown before testator

Legal notes

D.H. Beves Bequest

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 7.3 cm
Height: 16.2 cm

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

18th Century, Mid#
Production date: circa AD 1750

People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

Bowl
Decoration

Materials used in production

Lead-glass

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.521-1961
Primary reference Number: 25552
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Thursday 7 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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