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Beaker (drinking vessel): C.14-1986

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Production: Unknown




The glass is cut with facets and wheel-engraved panels with five motifs accompanied by inscriptions. The base has a geometrical cutting the clear glass is stained blue and yellow, and gilt.

Legal notes

Given by Miss Doreen Lewisohn

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 10.2 cm
Height: 12.2 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

Decoration composed of gilt

Materials used in production

Clear glass

Techniques used in production

Blown : Clear glass, stained blue and yellow, cut with facets and panels wheel-engraved with five motifs

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: 'Gl├╝ck', 'u. freude', 'Verlangere das Leben', 'Eintracht' and 'Gesundheit'
  • Location: On panels
  • Method of creation: Inscribed

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.14-1986
Primary reference Number: 27426
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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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