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Sweetmeat glass: C.7-1977

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Production: Unknown (Uncertain)




Shell shaped moulded clear glass bowl. The bowl cut with a stylised flower and small ovals and circles. On inverted baluster stem with flattened knops top and bottom. The stem cut with flutes and pentagonal facets.The conical foot is cut with radiating ovals.


History note: Phillips and Harris, London (of Christie's, 8.02.1977, lot 180)

Legal notes

Purchased from the Napier Duplicates Fund, 1977

Measurements and weight

Height: 10.5 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1977-03-07) by Phillips and Harris


18th Century, Mid#
Production date: circa AD 1740


Possibly Bohemian or German

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.7-1977
Primary reference Number: 27400
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 11 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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