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Goblet: C.2 & A-1977

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Production: Unknown (Uncertain)




Thistle shaped bowl with the lower part cut into six knopped stems. The foot cut into six deeply indented lobes. The clear glass is stained,overlaid with red, cut, and engraved. On the front of the bowl is engraved a scene of deer in a landscape on a copper red panel, at the back is a cut pattern of leaves and an oval picked out in copper red stain. The lid is cut with a notched edge and has a six sided, pointed finials. The decoration on the lower part of the bowl, foot and lid consists of a painted copper-red pattern with engraved details of vine grapes.

Legal notes

Purchased with the Napier Duplicates Fund, 1977

Measurements and weight

Height: 45.3 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1977-01-27) by Hilton Gallery


19th Century, Mid#
Circa 1840 CE - 1860 CE

Components of the work


Materials used in production

Clear glass

Techniques used in production

Cutting (glassworking)

References and bibliographic entries

Related exhibitions

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.2 & A-1977
Primary reference Number: 27379
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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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