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Decanter: C.49-1975

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Glassworks: Unknown

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Description

Lead glass. Lynn type, with high neck and shouldered body, horizontal grooves, engraved with vine leaf and grapes and inscribed 'MADEIRA'.

Notes

History note: Ivan Napier Collection

Legal notes

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

Measurements and weight

Height: 25.2 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1975-07-15) by Bolitho, E.H., Miss

Dating

18th century
Circa 1700 CE - 1800 CE

Components of the work

Body
Decoration

Materials used in production

Lead-glass

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: MADEIRA
  • Method of creation: Inscribed

References and bibliographic entries

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.49-1975
Primary reference Number: 26940
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 28 September 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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