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Decanter: C/G.50 & A-1930

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Glassmaker: Cork Glass Co.

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Description

Lead-glass, mould-blown, tooled, and cut. Ogee body with long neck, three collars, wide flaring mouth. The lower part is moulded with fluting, the shoulder is cut with large facets, and the sides with swags and floral motifs. Flat stopper cut with a star. The base of the decanter bears an integral moulded mark 'CORK GLASS CO. '.

Notes

History note: Unknown before donor

Legal notes

Given by Mrs W.D. (Frances) Dickson

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 4 1/2 in
Height: 10 7/8 in

Place(s) associated

  • Cork ⪼ Ireland

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1930-12-31) by Dickson, W. D. (Frances Louisa), Mrs

Dating

Late 18th-early 19th century
Circa 1783 CE - 1818 CE

School or Style

Neoclassical

Components of the work

Decoration
Neck

Materials used in production

Lead-glass

Techniques used in production

Mould-blowing : Lead-glass, mould-blown, tooled, and cut

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: CORK GLASS CO.
  • Location: Base of decanter
  • Method of creation: Moulded

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C/G.50 & A-1930
Primary reference Number: 26880
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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