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Wine taster: C.480-1961

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Glassmaker: Unknown




Lattice-moulded and ribbed with reeded handle and moulded thumb-piece.


History note: Unknown before testator

Legal notes

D.H. Beves Bequest

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 8.6 cm
Height: 3.8 cm

Acquisition and important dates

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


18th Century, Early#
Production date: circa AD 1700

Materials used in production

uncertain - a note in Mr Beves papers on test for lead says 'very faint lead if at all' Lead-glass

Techniques used in production

Moulding : Lattice moulded and ribbed

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.480-1961
Primary reference Number: 26174
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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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