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Bowl: C.740-2016

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Current Location: In storage


Glassmakers: Gillies Jones Glass




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.


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


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

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Techniques used in production


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 29 September 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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