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Bottle vase: C.3-1983

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Factory: Riihimaen Lasi Glassworks
Designer: Still, Nanny




Bottle-vase with a flat rim, amethyst glass.

Amethyst glass. Cylindrical body with a kick in the base; angular shoulders; and narrow, cylindrical neck with a wide, flat rim round the mouth.

Legal notes

Given by Miss Doreen Lewisohn

Measurements and weight

Height: 30.3 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1983-03-14) by Lewisohn, Doreen


20th Century, Mid#
Production date: circa AD 1959 : Nanny Still worked for the Riihimaen Lasi Glassworks between 1949 and 1959. She married and moved to Brussels in 1959.

Components of the work

Rim Diameter 6.7 cm

Materials used in production

Amethyst glass

Techniques used in production

Blown : Blown glass

Inscription or legends present

  • Location: On base
  • Method of creation: Inscribed
  • Type: Factory mark

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.3-1983
Primary reference Number: 27671
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 10 April 2017 Last processed: Thursday 7 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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