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Pétrarque: C.6-1977

Object information

Current Location: In storage




Designer: Lalique, René




Pale smokey blue glass, moulded. Cylindrical with two large broad semicircular handles. The handles are decorated integrally with an overall pattern of sparrows among japonica. Signed on the base with engraved mark 'R. LALIQUE. FRANCE'.

Legal notes

Purchased with the Napier Duplicates Fund, 1977

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 34.0 cm
Height: 20.5 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1977-03-07) by Garfit, Brian, Mrs


20th Century, Early
Production date: circa AD 1925

Materials used in production

smokey-blue Glass

Techniques used in production

Moulding : Moulded glass

Inscription or legends present

  • Location: On base
  • Method of creation: Engraved
  • Type: Signature

References and bibliographic entries

Related exhibitions

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.6-1977
Primary reference Number: 27622
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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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