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Goblet: C.377 & A-1961

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Glassmaker: Unknown (Uncertain)




Straight-sided bowl (restored) with a band half way up embellished with moulded raspberry prunts and rose bosses, and moulded gadrooning on the underside; the stem composed of heavy quatrefoil knops twice repeated separated by collars, folded foot. The cover decorated with moulded gadrooning and similar bosses, surmounted by an open crown with frilled loops, and a spire at the top.


History note: Unknown before testator

Legal notes

D.H. Beves Bequest

Acquisition and important dates

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


17th Century#
Production date: circa AD 1675


Openwork crown finials were a feature of 18th century Norwegian ceremonial glass, and are also found on late 17th century glass from the Kungsholm Glasshouse in Sweden.

School or Style


Components of the work

Cover Diameter 18.8 cm Height 23.5 cm
Goblet Diameter 18 cm Height 35 cm

Materials used in production

uncertain Lead-glass

References and bibliographic entries

Related exhibitions

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.377 & A-1961
Primary reference Number: 24721
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 22 September 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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