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Goblet: C.364 & A-1991

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Glassmaker: Unknown




Clear glass, the stem and finial containing gold ruby threads, cut and wheel-engraved. Conical bowl with collar below; inverted baluster stem containing seven red threads; circular, slightly conical foot; domed cover with onion shaped finial rising to a point. The bowl is cut with a row of circles below the rim, underneath which is a wheel-engraved continuous frieze of a boar hunt. The foot and cover are decorated with a circular spray of flowers and foliage.


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: 22.9 cm

Acquisition and important dates

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


18th Century, Early#
Circa 1710 CE - 1720 CE

Components of the work

Stem Threads composed of red glass
Rim Diameter 6.2 cm
Foot Diameter 8.8 cm
Goblet Height 15.9 cm

Materials used in production

Clear glass

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.364 & A-1991
Primary reference Number: 27484
Packing number: GLA 146
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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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