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Standing dish: C.623-1961

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Glassmaker: Unknown (Uncertain)




Bubbly soda glass, blown. The circular dish has a curved well, and a broad flange mould-blown with wrythen ribbing, and a folded edge. It is supported on a blown trumpet-shaped foot with a folded edge


History note: Unknown before testator

Legal notes

D.H. Beves Bequest

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 32.9 cm
Height: 11.8 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1961-10-19) by Beves, Donald H.


17th Century#
Production date: circa AD 1670

Components of the work


Materials used in production

Soda lime glass

Techniques used in production

Mould-blowing : Mould-blown glass, with ribbed decoration

References and bibliographic entries

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.623-1961
Primary reference Number: 26774
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Thursday 7 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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