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Beaker (drinking vessel): C.13-1986

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Production: Unknown




Clear glass, cut with facets and panels, one stained amber, wheel-engraved with named views.

Legal notes

Given by Miss Doreen Lewisohn

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 9.8 cm
Height: 14.3 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1986-10-13) by Lewisohn, Doreen


19th Century, Mid#
Circa 1840 CE - 1850 CE

Components of the work

Panel Stain composed of amber (fossil resin)

Materials used in production

Clear glass

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: 'Sprudel' 'Hirschensprung'
  • Location: On beaker
  • Method of creation: Inscribed
  • Type: Inscription

Inscription present: the S in the centre, surround by other letters

  • Text: 'Mühl u. Neubrun in/ Karlsbad' and 'S Berger'
  • Location: On amber panel
  • Method of creation: Inscribed
  • Type: Inscription

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.13-1986
Primary reference Number: 27421
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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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