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Wine glass: C.93-1997

Object information


Unknown (Glassmaker)


Clear metal, cut and wheel-engraved. Pointed round funnel bowl, wheel-engraved with a spray of hops and barley, pointing downwards, and round the rim with a border of circles alternating with three pairs of smaller circles on either side of a horizontal line. Diamond facetted stem, cut overall with diamond facets. Plain foot with a pontil mark.


History note: Unknown before donor

Legal notes

Given by G.H.W. Rylands, Litt D., CBE, CH, in memory of his mother, Betha Wolferstan Rylands

Measurements and weight

Height: 18.0 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1997-10-13) by Rylands, G.H.W.


Late 18th century
Production date: circa AD 1780

Components of the work

Rim Diameter 6.0 cm
Foot Diameter 8.0 cm
Bowl Decoration

Materials used in production


Techniques used in production

Cutting (glassworking)

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.93-1997
Primary reference Number: 26105
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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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