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Ale glass: C.474-1961

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Glassmaker: Unknown (Uncertain)




Clear glass, funnel bowl on hollow knop and conical folded foot. 'Greene design' shape.


History note: C. Kirby Mason collection; Henry Brown collection; Donald H. Beves, King's College, Cambridge

Legal notes

D.H. Beves Bequest

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 10.6 cm
Height: 20.2 cm

Place(s) associated

  • London ⪼ England
  • Venice ⪼ The Veneto ⪼ Italy

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1961-10-19) by Beves, Donald H.


17th Century, third quarter#
Circa 1670 CE - 1675 CE


Cf. Drawings - BM Sloane Ms. 857

Probably English or Venetian?

Components of the work


Materials used in production

uncertain Lead-glass

References and bibliographic entries

Related exhibitions

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.474-1961
Primary reference Number: 24811
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 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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