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Goblet: C.295 & A-1961

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Uncertain Ravenscroft, George (Glassmaker)
Uncertain Bishopp, Hawley (Glassmaker)


Clear lead glass. Large straight-sided bowl decorated with trailing round the centre, gadroon moulding on the underside; hollow pillar stem decorated with raspberry prunts, folded foot. The cover decorated with gadroon moulding and ring ornament.


History note: Unknown before testator

Legal notes

D.H. Beves Bequest

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 12.4 cm
Height: 24.7 cm

Acquisition and important dates

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


Late 17th Century
Production date: circa AD 1690


Cf. Warsaw Roemer of George Ravenscroft, Warsaw, Muzeum Narodowe, thought to been made for the visit of King John III Sobieski to Danzig in 1677-8, H. 27.3 cm

English, possibly from a glass-house of George Ravenscroft or his successor Hawley Bishopp.

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Materials used in production

uncertain Lead-glass

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.295 & A-1961
Primary reference Number: 25212
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 25 September 2020 Last processed: Saturday 27 November 2021

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

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