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Vase: C.866-1984

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Glassworks: Sowerby Ellison Glassworks




Dark green and white marbled pressed glass. Rectangular in plan. The sides slope outwards towards the top, ending in an arc on the two long sides; trefoil-shaped handles on the short sides.


History note: From the collection of the late Colonel R.G. Turner.

Legal notes

Given by Mrs J.E. Cameron

Measurements and weight

Height: 8.9 cm
Width: 10.9 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Gateshead ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1984-10-22) by Cameron, J.E., Mrs


19th Century, Late#
Production date: circa AD 1878


English, Gateshead: Sowerby Ellison Glassworks

Components of the work


Materials used in production

White glass
Green glass

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.866-1984
Primary reference Number: 27130
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 15 July 2020 Last processed: Thursday 7 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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