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Decanter: C.2 & A-1980

Object information

Current Location: Mezzanine Landing


Glassworks: Unknown




Cut lead glass. Cylindrical decanter with broad shoulders; eight-sided stopper. The base is cut with a sunburst. The sides have horizontal bands of decoration; (a) one inch facets, alternately plain and vertically ridged; (b) three bands of prismatic cutting; (c) a broad band of diamond and strawberry diamonds. The shoulders are facetted and the neck has horizontal prismatic cutting. The stopper is facetted and has a sunburst in the centre top.


History note: Unknown before donor

Legal notes

Given by J.W. Goodison

Measurements and weight

Height: 24.5 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1980-02-04) by Goodison, J. W.


19th Century
George IV
Circa 1820 CE - 1830 CE

Components of the work

Base Diameter 10.0 cm

Materials used in production


Identification numbers

Accession number: C.2 & A-1980
Primary reference Number: 27002
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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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