Skip to main content

Ceremonial goblet: C.608 & A-1961

An image of Ceremonial goblet

Terms of use

These images are provided for non-commercial use under a Creative Commons License (BY-NC-ND). To license a high resolution version, please contact our image library who will discuss fees, terms and waivers.

Download this image

Creative commons explained - what it means, how you can use our's and other people's content.

Alternative views

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Glassmaker: Unknown (Uncertain)




Clear lead-glass; heavy, moulded gadrooning on base of bowl and on cover; figure-of-eight stem; folded foot; cover finial composed of trailed and dentilated scrolls to either side of a tall spire constructed of a series of knops.


History note: Unknown before testator

Legal notes

D.H. Beves Bequest

Acquisition and important dates

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


18th Century, Early#
Production date: circa AD 1713

Components of the work

Cover Diameter 15.4 cm Height 14.4 cm
Goblet Diameter 15.5 cm Height 37.5 cm

Materials used in production

uncertain Lead-glass

References and bibliographic entries

Related exhibitions

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.608 & A-1961
Primary reference Number: 24923
Stable URI

Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 21 September 2020 Last processed: Thursday 7 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

Citation for print

This record can be cited in the Harvard Bibliographic style using the text below:

The Fitzwilliam Museum (2024) "Ceremonial goblet" Web page available at: Accessed: 2024-02-21 23:04:59

Citation for Wikipedia

To cite this record on Wikipedia you can use this code snippet:

{{cite web|url= |title=Ceremonial goblet |author=The Fitzwilliam Museum|accessdate=2024-02-21 23:04:59|publisher=The University of Cambridge}}

API call for this record

To call these data via our API (remember this needs to be authenticated) you can use this code snippet:

Bootstrap HTML code for reuse

To use this as a simple code embed, copy this string:

<div class="text-center">
    <figure class="figure">
        <img src=""
        alt="Ceremonial goblet"
        class="img-fluid" />
        <figcaption class="figure-caption text-info">Ceremonial goblet</figcaption>

More objects and works of art you might like

The Mass of St. Gregory

Accession Number: 4004

The Mass of St. Gregory

Accession Number: 708

Blade, ceremonial

Accession Number: O.50-1946


Accession Number: GR.5f.1939

Suggested products from Curating Cambridge

You might be interested in this...

Sign up for updates

Updates about future exhibitions and displays, family activities, virtual events & news. You'll be the first to know...