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Vase: C.17-1972

Object information


Hermann, Samuel J. (Glassmaker)


Double-blown, yellow-green, onion-shaped vase with splashes of metallic oxides between the two layers of glass.


History note: The Fine Art Society, Bond Street, London

Legal notes

Given by the Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 24.5 cm
Height: 16.7 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1972-01-20) by The Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum


Third quarter of 20th Century
Elizabeth II
Production date: AD 1971 : dated


When this vase was made Sam Hermann was tutor in glass at the Royal College of Art in London.

School or Style

studio glass

Components of the work

Decoration composed of metallic oxides

Materials used in production

Clear glass

Techniques used in production

Blowing : Double-blown, yellow-green, onion-shaped vase with splashes of metallic oxides between the two layers of glass

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Samuel J. Hermann 1971
  • Location: On base
  • Method of creation: Engraved
  • Type: Signature

References and bibliographic entries

Related exhibitions

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.17-1972
Primary reference Number: 27321
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 21 June 2017 Last processed: Wednesday 31 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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