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Wine glass: C/G.129-1933

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Enameller: Beilby family
Maker: uncertain (Probably)




Lead glass, the blown bowl painted in white and red enamel. Large ogee bowl, decorated in enamels with a crest (a knight holding a sword in his right hand) and the words 'PRO PATRIA', in white and red. Bowl on slender stem with opaque twist (multiple spiral). Folded conical foot.


History note: Unknown before testator

Legal notes

The Rev. A.V. Valentine-Richards Bequest

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 3 1/4 in
Height: 6 in

Place(s) associated

  • Newcastle-upon-Tyne ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

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


18th century
Production date: circa AD 1765


The arms are of the Ogilvie family.

School or Style


People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

Decoration composed of enamels ( red and white)

Materials used in production


Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: in white and red

  • Text: PRO PATRIA
  • Location: On bowl
  • Method of creation: Enamelled
  • Type: Inscription

References and bibliographic entries

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C/G.129-1933
Primary reference Number: 25724
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 24 September 2020 Last processed: Saturday 27 November 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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