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Wine glass: C/G.59-1931

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Glassmaker: Unknown




Lead glass. Ogee bowl with engraved vines and a turbaned figure-bust flanked by fronds of some palm-like plant. Traces of gilding on engraving. Plain stem with opaque twist (lace corkscrew core/double multi-fly spiral bands). Conical foot.


History note: Collection of J.C. Varty-Smith of Penrith

Legal notes

Given by the Misses Varty-Smith

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 2 7/8 in
Height: 6 1/4 in

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1931-10-23) by Varty-Smith, Misses

People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

Decoration composed of gilt

Materials used in production


Identification numbers

Accession number: C/G.59-1931
Primary reference Number: 25687
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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

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