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Goblet: The Bow Window: C.18-1973

Object information

Titles

Goblet: The Bow Window

Maker(s)

Whistler, Laurence (Engraver)
James Powell & Sons (Whitefriars) Ltd (Glassmaker)

Description

Lead glass, diamond-point stipple-engraved. Straight-sided bucket bowl; ball knop with tear on plain stem continuting into a high conical folded foot. The bowl is diamond-point stipple-engraved with a view through a broken bow window. The broken glass is shown on the base of the inside of the bowl. Signed on the bottom of the bowl 'L.W.' and the date '1972', and titled on the top of the foot 'The Bow Window'

Notes

History note: Purchased by Miss Milton from the engraver

Legal notes

Given by Miss Dorothy Milton

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 10.3 cm
Height: 25.3 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Lyme Regis ⪼ England
  • London ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1973-05-03) by Milton, Dorothy, Miss

Dating

1970s
20th century
Production date: circa AD 1972

Note

The glass was blown specially for the engraver by Whitefriars Glass.

Components of the work

Bowl Decoration

Materials used in production

Lead-glass

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: L.W.
  • Location: On the bottom of the bowl
  • Method of creation: Diamond-point engraved
  • Type: Initials
  • Text: 1972
  • Location: On the bottom of the bowl on one fragment of broken glass
  • Method of creation: Diamond-point engraved
  • Type: Date
  • Text: The Bow Window
  • Location: On top of foot
  • Method of creation: Diamond-point engraved
  • Type: Inscription

References and bibliographic entries

Related exhibitions

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.18-1973
Primary reference Number: 25243
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

Citation for print

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