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Wine glass: C.4-1978

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Glassmaker: Unknown




Lead glass. Ovoid bowl with engraved meandering band of geometricised tulips. Facet cut stem and plain foot.


History note: Unknown before donor

Legal notes

Given by Miss Betty Lias

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 6.4 cm
Height: 14.6 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1978-04-24) by Lias, Betty


19th Century, Mid#
Circa 1850 - 1860


Traditionally associated with William Pitt and Cambridge. Another specimen in Barclay's Bank, Bene't Street, but both definitely of later date.

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Materials used in production


Identification numbers

Accession number: C.4-1978
Primary reference Number: 26075
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 11 August 2016 Last processed: Thursday 7 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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