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Jelly glass: C/G.95-1931

Object information

Current Location: Gallery 26 (Lower Marlay)


Glassworks: Unknown




Lead glass, mould-blown. The slender, trumpet-shaped bowl is mould-blown with spiral ribbing, and is supported on a stem formed by two half-knops rising from a plain foot with a pontil mark underneath


History note: J.C. Varty-Smith of Penrith; his sisters, the Misses Varty-Smith

Legal notes

Given by the Misses Varty-Smith

Measurements and weight

Height: 10.3 cm

Acquisition and important dates

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


18th Century, Mid
George II
Circa 1730 CE - 1750 CE

School or Style


Components of the work

Rim Diameter 6.2 cm

Materials used in production


References and bibliographic entries

Related exhibitions

Identification numbers

Accession number: C/G.95-1931
Primary reference Number: 26117
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 18 November 2021 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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