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Wine glass: C/G.79-1933

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Glassmaker: Unknown

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Description

Lead glass. Rounded funnel-shaped bowl with engraved Jacobite emblems; a rose with small and large buds, and the word 'Fiat'. Stem with air twist (mulitple spiral), consisting of an inverted baluster and a swelling knop. Conical foot.

Notes

History note: Unknown before testator

Legal notes

The Rev. A.V. Valentine-Richards Bequest

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 3.0 in
Height: 7.0 in

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1933) by Valentine-Richards, A. V., The Rev

Dating

18th Century, Mid#
Production date: circa AD 1740

Components of the work

Bowl
Decoration

Materials used in production

Lead-glass

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Fiat
  • Location: On bowl
  • Method of creation: Engraved

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C/G.79-1933
Primary reference Number: 25345
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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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