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Wine glass: MAR.C.138 & A-1912

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Müller, C. H. F. (Probably)




Rounded funnel-shaped bowl. The stem formed of a twisted glass rod containing red, white, blue-grey and yellow canes, formed in a symmetrical pattern with wings of blue glass in the fringes. Folded foot. Domed cover with a terminal figure with a blue bird's head, otherwise formed of a similar twisted glass rod.

Legal notes

C.B.Marlay Bequest

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 4 5/8 in
Height: 17 1/4 in

Place(s) associated

  • Hamburg

Acquisition and important dates

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


19th Century, third quarter#
Circa 1865 CE - 1870 CE


Originally catalogued as either German (Cassel) or Netherlands

School or Style

façon de Venise

Components of the work

Wings composed of blue glass
Stem composed of white glass yellow glass red glass grey-blue glass
Bowl composed of lead-glass

References and bibliographic entries

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Identification numbers

Accession number: MAR.C.138 & A-1912
Primary reference Number: 27691
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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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