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Finger bowl: C.34-1975

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Glassworks: Unknown




Blue glass of Lynn type, straight-sided with horizontal grooves.


History note: Ivan Napier Collection

Legal notes

Given by Miss E.H. Bolitho, through the Friends of the Fitzwilliam

Measurements and weight

Height: 8.0 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1975) by Bolitho, E.H., Miss


18th Century, second half#
Circa 1750 - 1800

Components of the work


Materials used in production

Blue glass

Techniques used in production

Blowing : Bowl blown, with grooved decoration

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.34-1975
Primary reference Number: 26791
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 8 October 2015 Last processed: Thursday 7 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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