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Goblet: C.367-1991

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Glassmaker: Unknown (Probably)




Clear glass. Thistle-shaped bowl with solid, facetted lower part; stem with facetted baluster over a knop cut with ovals; plain foot, domed in the centre where there is a rough pontil mark. Bowl wheel-engraved with two oval shields of arms, France and supported by angels with the Order of the Golden Fleece below and a helmet above. Above there is a canopy under a crown held up by two putti and flanked by flags bearing the same two arms. At the top thee is a ribbon inscribed 'MONT JOYE SAINT DENIS'.


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.

Acquisition and important dates

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


18th Century
Production date: circa AD 1730

People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

Glass composed of clear glass
Rim Diameter 10.2 cm
Goblet Height 26.5 cm
Bowl, Stem

Inscription or legends present

  • Location: Top of bowl
  • Method of creation: Inscribed
  • Type: Inscription

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.367-1991
Primary reference Number: 27855
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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