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Vase: C.559-1961

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Glassmaker: Unknown (Probably)




Opaque white glass, blown, and painted in pale polychrome enamels. Of inverted baluster shape. Decorated on one side with chinoiserie figures of a woman standing beside a pine tree, and a man to the viewer's right of her, and a boy to the left, and on the other with land- and seascapes.


History note: Unknown before testator

Legal notes

D.H. Beves Bequest

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 8 cm
Height: 15.7 cm

Acquisition and important dates

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


18th Century
Circa 1755 CE - 1765 CE

School or Style


People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

Decoration composed of enamels

Materials used in production

presumed opacified with arsenic Opaque white glass

References and bibliographic entries

Related exhibitions

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.559-1961
Primary reference Number: 27095
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 15 October 2020 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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