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Jar: MAR.C.136 & A-1912

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Glassmaker: Unknown




Ovate body with slight horizontal reticulations, decorated with lion masks and strawberry bosses in applied relief, and with vertical bands of gilt floral motifs. Domed foot, cut on the dome and underneath and gilt. Cover is domed with heavy ribs on top and a bulb finial. Traces of gilding. Bubbles in the metal. Cover and foot from different vessels.


History note: Unknown before testator

Legal notes

C.B. Marlay Bequest

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 6 3/8 in
Height: 12 1/4 in

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1912) by Marlay, Charles Brinsley


17th Century
Circa 1600 - 1700


Possibly made at Hall, near Innsbruck

Components of the work

Decoration composed of gold

Materials used in production

Clear glass

Identification numbers

Accession number: MAR.C.136 & A-1912
Primary reference Number: 27337
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Friday 21 May 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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