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Tumbler (drinking glass): C/G.2-1943

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Production: Unknown




Enamelled in colours with the arms of Fürstenberg, flanked by the inscription 'Com. de. Fürstenberg. 1654'. Otherwise decorated with formal arrangements of dots and a gilt rim. Straight sided.

Legal notes

Given by Mrs S. Goetze

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 2 3/8 in
Height: 3 5/8 in

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1943) by Goetze, Constance, Mrs


17th Century, Mid#
Production date: circa AD 1654 : uncertain (19th century?)

Components of the work

Glass composed of lead-glass ( uncertain)
Decoration composed of gilt enamel

Techniques used in production

Blown : Blown glass, enamel and gilt decoration

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Com. de. Fürstenberg. 1654
  • Method of creation: Inscribed

References and bibliographic entries

Related exhibitions

Identification numbers

Accession number: C/G.2-1943
Primary reference Number: 27796
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Thursday 3 August 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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