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Bottle: MAR.C.148 & A-1912

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Glassmaker: Unknown




Clear glass, mould-blown, bevelled, and enamelled in red, blue, yellow, and white; pewter cap. Rectangular with bevelled edges and sloping shoulders. A modern pewter screw-cap. The flat base has some faint moulded scrolls in relief. Decorated with coarsely drawn scrolls in red, white, blue and yellow enamels.

Legal notes

C.B. Marlay Bequest

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 7 3/4 in
Height: 6 1/2 in

Acquisition and important dates

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


18th century
Circa 1700 CE - 1800 CE


German or from central Europe

Components of the work

Screw Cap composed of pewter ( of later manufacture)
Decoration composed of enamels ( red, blue, yellow and white)

Materials used in production

Clear glass

References and bibliographic entries

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Identification numbers

Accession number: MAR.C.148 & A-1912
Primary reference Number: 27759
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 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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