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Ale glass: C/G.71-1931

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Glassmaker: Unknown




Lead glass. Long, narrow, rounded funnel-shaped bowl with a band of cut and engraved decoration at the rim, and a frieze of two dogs, a doe, and three trees, around the middle. Facetted stem. Plain foot.


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

Legal notes

Given by the Misses Varty-Smith

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 3 in
Height: 6 7/8 in

Acquisition and important dates

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


18th Century
Production date: circa AD 1770

Components of the work

Bowl, Stem

Materials used in production


Identification numbers

Accession number: C/G.71-1931
Primary reference Number: 26000
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 24 September 2020 Last processed: Thursday 3 August 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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