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Goblet: C.363-1991

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Glassmaker: Unknown
Engraver: Unknown




Clear glass, the stem containing red and gold threads, cut and wheel-engraved. Facetted funnel bowl; cut baluster stem containing a complex red and gold twist, and basal collar; circular foot. The bowl is decorated with an oval portrait medallion of a man wearing a wig in profile to right below a crown held by putti, surrounded by strap-work, scrolls, masks, birds and vases of flowers. The underside of the foot is cut with radiating oval and straight cuts and the underside is engraved at the front with a knot motif flanked by foliated scrolls.


History note: H.S. Reitlinger (d.1950); the Reitlinger Trust, Maidenhead, from which transferred in 1991.

Legal notes

Bequeathed by Henry Scipio Reitlinger, 1950; transferred from the Reitlinger Trust, 1991

Measurements and weight

Height: 18.4 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1950) by Reitlinger, Henry Scipio


18th Century, Mid
Circa 1740 - Circa 1750

School or Style


People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

Stem Threads composed of red glass aventurine glass
Rim Diameter 8.3 cm
Foot Diameter 9.3 cm

Materials used in production

Clear glass

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.363-1991
Primary reference Number: 27475
Packing number: GLA 152
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

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