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Tumbler (drinking glass): C/G.3-1943

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Production: Unknown




Flat-bottomed conical body of clear glass with facetted straight sides. It is decorated with floral designs in gold and silver leaf, and red and green lacquer between the double walls of glass.

Legal notes

Given by Mrs S. Goetze

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 3 1/8 in
Height: 3 3/8 in

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1943) by Goetze, Constance, Mrs


18th Century, first half#
Circa 1720 CE - 1750 CE

Components of the work

Decoration composed of lacquer ( red and green) gold leaf silver leaf

Materials used in production

Clear glass

Techniques used in production

Blown : Blown glass with double walls, gold and silver leaf and red and green lacquer decoration between them

References and bibliographic entries

Related exhibitions

Identification numbers

Accession number: C/G.3-1943
Primary reference Number: 27359
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 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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