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Goblet: C.355-1991

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Glassmaker: Unknown




Clear glass, cut and wheel-engraved. Facetted ogee bowl; facetted baluster stem with basal collar; circular foot. Decorated on the front with two men in armour all' antica clasping hands, standing above an oval panel containing an inscription in German relating to David and Jonathan. On either side there are small landscapes in which a hound is chasing a hare, surrounded by scrolls, strapwork, swags, etc. The rim is encircled by a border of scallops. The underside of the foot is cut with a circle of radiating ellipses, and engraved on the top edge with scallops.


History note: Viktor Schick, Prague; Mrs Hedwig Schick; sold Sotheby's, 4th May 1939, Catalogue of the well-known collection of fine Continental glass formed by the late Viktor Schick, Esq., of Prague, The property of Mrs Hedwig Schick, p. 13, lot 41, first part. Not marked as purchased by Reitlinger, but conforms in size and description to this. H.S. Reitlinger (d.1950); the Reitlinger Trust, Maidenhead, from which transferred in 1991.

Legal notes

Bequeathed by Henry Scipio Reitlinger, 1950; transferred from the Reitlinger Trust, 1991.

Measurements and weight

Height: 18.7 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1950) by Reitlinger, Henry Scipio


Mid-18th Century
Circa 1740 CE - 1750 CE

People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

Glass composed of clear glass
Foot Diameter 10.1 cm
Rim Diameter 9.7 cm
Stem, Bowl

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.355-1991
Primary reference Number: 27841
Packing number: GLA 135
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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