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Bowl: C.8-1988

Object information


Sutcliffe, Malcolm (Glassmaker)


Clear and turquoise glass, blown, coated inside with stannous chloride, sandblasted and polished. Hemispherical with narrow flattened base and wavy rim. Turquoise rippled effect near rim, fading into clear glass below.


History note: Purchased from Primavera, King's Parade, Cambridge

Legal notes

Given by the Friends of the Fitzwilliam with a 50% grant from Eastern Arts Association

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 19.2 cm
Height: 11.2 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1988-10-10) by The Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum


Late 20th Century
Elizabeth II
Production date: AD 1988

School or Style

studio glass

Components of the work

Parts composed of turquoise glass clear glass Coating composed of stannous chloride Inside

Techniques used in production

Blown : Clear and turquoise glass, blown, coated inside with stannous chloride, sandblasted and polished
Sandblasting Polishing

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Malcolm Sutcliffe
  • Location: On rectangular clear area near base
  • Method of creation: Engraved
  • Type: Signature

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.8-1988
Primary reference Number: 27270
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 15 July 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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