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Scratched Bowl: C.7-1987

Object information


Scratched Bowl


Meech, Annette (Glassmaker)


Blown blue-yellow-green glass, abrased with diamond engraving tools on the interior.


History note: Purchased from the Clear Through to the Wood, Contemporary Glass and Furniture selected by Henry W. Rothschild, exhibited at the Fitzwilliam 11th July-9th August 1987, no. 108.

Legal notes

Purchased with the Zoë Hadwen Fund and with a grant from the Eastern Arts Association

Measurements and weight

Height: 32.4 cm
Width: 31.3 cm

Relative size of this object

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Place(s) associated

  • London ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1987-10-12) by Rothschild, Henry W.


Late 20th Century
Production date: AD 1987

School or Style

studio glass Contemporary Craft

Components of the work


Materials used in production

blue, yellow, green Glass

Techniques used in production

Blowing : Blown glass, abrased with diamond engraving tools on the interior

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.7-1987
Primary reference Number: 27252
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 5 January 2021 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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