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Goblet: C.356-1991

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Glassmaker: Unknown




Clear glass, cut and wheel-engraved. Facetted ogee bowl; baluster stem with cut shoulders and facets and a basal collar; flat circular foot; and domed cover with a cut cone-shaped finial. The bowl is decorated with a quartered coat of arms with a double-headed eagle crest surounded by strapwork, scrolls and flowers. The rim has a border of scallops. The underside of the foot is cut with radiating ellipses and straight cuts and on top with two sprays of foliage and flowers branching in opposite directions from centre front.


History note: 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: 24.2 cm

Acquisition and important dates

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


18th Century
Circa 1740 CE - 1750 CE

School or Style


People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

Glass composed of clear glass
Rim Diameter 7.5 cm
Foot Diameter 9.4 cm
Goblet Height 17.2 cm

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: 95
  • Location: On foot
  • Method of creation: Painted in white
  • Type: Inscription
  • Text: 170
  • Location: On flange of cover
  • Method of creation: Painted in white
  • Type: Inscription

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.356-1991
Primary reference Number: 27844
Packing number: GLA 155
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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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