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Bowl: C.740-2016

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Maker(s)

Gillies Jones Glass (Glassmakers)

Description

Clear and black blown glass with engraved decoration. The circular bowl has deep curved sides and stands on a high, narrow, solid glass foot. The black layer inside has been cut away to create a continuous wavy stem with leaves of graduated size sprouting upwards and downwards from it, silhouetted against a matt background

Legal notes

Given by David Scrase, in memory of his twin brother John

Measurements and weight

Height: 12.5 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Rosedale Abbey ⪼ North Yorkshire ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (2016-07-11) by Scrase, David E.

Dating

Late 20th Century
Elizabeth II
Circa 1975 CE - 1999 CE

Note

Gillies Jones Glass is produced in the studio of Stephen Gillies and Kate Jones. He makes the bowl and she engraves the leaf design. This bowl is one of their

Components of the work

Rim Diameter 15.6 cm
Foot Diameter 4.3 cm

Materials used in production

Glass

Techniques used in production

Blowing

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: engraved round the puntil mark in middle of foot

  • Text: Gillies Jones/Rosedale
  • Location: Underside of foot
  • Method of creation: Engraved
  • Type: Maker's mark
  • Text: gillies jones/GLASS/ENGLAND
  • Location: On esterior below rim
  • Method of creation: Printed in black
  • Type: Label

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.740-2016
Primary reference Number: 209478
Entry form number: 1311
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Audit data

Created: Thursday 27 October 2016 Updated: Wednesday 4 March 2020 Last processed: Friday 16 July 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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