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Wine glass: C.93-1997

Object information

Maker(s)

Unknown (Glassmaker)

Description

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.

Notes

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.

Dating

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

Lead-glass

Techniques used in production

Cutting (glassworking)

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

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

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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