Skip to main content

Decanter: C.607-1961

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Enameller: Beilby family

Entities

Categories

Description

Lead glass. Lacking stopper. Plain shouldered type with Beilby enamelling of claret, in a cartouche with insect and fruiting vine, front and back.

Notes

History note: Unknown before testator

Legal notes

D.H. Beves Bequest

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 10.5 cm
Height: 23.0 cm

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Late 18th century
Circa 1765 - 1780

Components of the work

Decoration composed of enamel
Body

Materials used in production

Lead-glass

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.607-1961
Primary reference Number: 26921
Stable URI

Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Saturday 27 November 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

Citation for print

This record can be cited in the Harvard Bibliographic style using the text below:

The Fitzwilliam Museum (2023) "Decanter" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/26921 Accessed: 2023-01-30 18:53:14

Citation for Wikipedia

To cite this record on Wikipedia you can use this code snippet:

{{cite web|url=https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/26921 |title=Decanter |author=The Fitzwilliam Museum|accessdate=2023-01-30 18:53:14|publisher=The University of Cambridge}}

API call for this record

To call these data via our API (remember this needs to be authenticated) you can use this code snippet:

https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/api/v1/objects/object-26921

Please enter your name as you would like to be addressed
Please enter your email address
The object accession number - this is prefilled
Please enter your query with as much detail as possible

More objects and works of art you might like

Decanter jug

Accession Number: C.1227-1928

Decanter

Accession Number: C.48-1975

Wine glass

Accession Number: C.40-1975

Burges Decanter

Accession Number: M.16-1972

Suggested products from Curating Cambridge

You might be interested in this...

Sign up for updates

Updates about future exhibitions and displays, family activities, virtual events & news. You'll be the first to know...