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Wine glass: C.17-1982

Object information

Current Location: Mezzanine Landing


Glassworks: Unknown




Dark green glass with cut decoration. Round funnel bowl, single knopped stem and plain foot. The lower part of the bowl, the stem and the upper part of the foot cut with facets.


History note: The Hilton Gallery, Cambridge

Legal notes

Purchased with the Napier Fund

Measurements and weight

Height: 9.7 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1982-06-07) by Hilton Gallery


18th Century, Late
George III
Circa 1770 - 1800


This is a small wine or cordial glass

Components of the work

Foot Diameter 5.7 cm

Materials used in production

Green glass

Techniques used in production

Cutting (glassworking)

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.17-1982
Primary reference Number: 26084
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 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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