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Dish: C.11-1970

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Glassmaker: Unknown

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Description

Lead glass. Cut glass. Oval with curving sides. The oval base cut with a sunburst. The lower part of the sides cut with four ridges and the upper part with a band of diamonds. The rim has a simplified fan-scalloped edge.

Notes

History note: Given by Sir Hamilton Kerr, 1970. Transferred to the Fitzwilliam in 1975 from Whittlesford and registered in 1979. Unknown before donor.

Legal notes

Given by Sir Hamilton Kerr, 1970

Measurements and weight

Height: 6.0 cm
Length: 24.8 cm

Relative size of this object

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Place(s) associated

  • Waterford ⪼ Ireland

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1979) by Kerr, Hamilton, Sir

Dating

Early 19th Century
Circa 1800 CE - 1825 CE

Note

Irish, Waterford

Components of the work

Decoration

Materials used in production

Lead-glass

Techniques used in production

Blowing : Blown and cut glass

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.11-1970
Primary reference Number: 26779
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Monday 15 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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