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Beaker (drinking vessel): MAR.C.121 & A-1912

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Production: Unknown (Probably)




Clear metal with a grey tinge, decorated with marvered bands of opaque-white glass on the foot and cover. Plain cyclindrical bowl with latticinio decoration consisting of two horizontal bands at the waist and vertical ribs below. Trumpet-shaped foot, folded. Flattened dome-like cover with clear glass knob. Cover and foot both have vertical bands of latticinio decoration.

Legal notes

C.B. Marlay Bequest

Measurements and weight

Height: 12.0 in

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1912) by Marlay, Charles Brinsley


Late 16th-early 17th Century
Circa 1575 CE - 1625 CE

School or Style

façon de Venise

Components of the work

Bands composed of opaque white glass
Rim Diameter 4 1/4 in

Materials used in production

uncertain Clear glass

Techniques used in production

Blowing : Blown glass with ribbed decoration

References and bibliographic entries

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Identification numbers

Accession number: MAR.C.121 & A-1912
Primary reference Number: 27674
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 15 July 2020 Last processed: Friday 21 May 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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