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Decanter: C/G.50 & A-1930

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Glassmaker: Cork Glass Co.




Lead-glass, mould-blown, tooled, and cut. Ogee body with long neck, three collars, wide flaring mouth. The lower part is moulded with fluting, the shoulder is cut with large facets, and the sides with swags and floral motifs. Flat stopper cut with a star. The base of the decanter bears an integral moulded mark 'CORK GLASS CO. '.


History note: Unknown before donor

Legal notes

Given by Mrs W.D. (Frances) Dickson

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 4 1/2 in
Height: 10 7/8 in

Place(s) associated

  • Cork ⪼ Ireland

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1930-12-31) by Dickson, W. D. (Frances Louisa), Mrs


18th Century, Late-19th Century, Early#
Circa 1783 CE - 1818 CE

School or Style


Components of the work


Materials used in production


Techniques used in production

Mould-blowing : Lead-glass, mould-blown, tooled, and cut

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: CORK GLASS CO.
  • Location: Base of decanter
  • Method of creation: Moulded

References and bibliographic entries

Related exhibitions

Identification numbers

Accession number: C/G.50 & A-1930
Primary reference Number: 26880
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Thursday 3 August 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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