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Tumbler (drinking glass): C.13-1977

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Production: Unknown (Probaby)
Unknown (Uncertain)




Opaque white tumbler, mould-blown, enamelled in blue, yellow, red, green, white and black with the arms of Castille-Léon, and inscribed on the reverse 'VIVA CARLOS IV/Rey de Espana'.

Legal notes

Purchased from G. Cossa

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 10.5 cm
Height: 13.5 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1977-07-19) by Cossa, Gabor


18th Century, Late
Production date: circa AD 1788


Carlos IV reigned from 1788 to 1808

Cf. BM 73, 5-2, 98

Components of the work

Decoration composed of enamels ( blue, yellow, red, green, white and black)

Materials used in production

Opaque white glass

Techniques used in production

Mould-blowing : Opaque white glass, mould-blown, enamelled in blue, yellow, red, green, white and black

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: VIVA CARLOS IV/Rey de Espana
  • Method of creation: Inscribed
  • Type: Inscription

References and bibliographic entries

Related exhibitions

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.13-1977
Primary reference Number: 27925
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 4 March 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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