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Bowl: MAR.C.115-1912

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Production: Unidentified Venetian glasshouse




Clear glass, enamelled in red, white, blue and green, and gilded.The lower part decorated with pinched ribs, with groups of spots of blue, green, red and white enamel in the intervening panels. A band of gold, red, white and blue dots below the rim, on the outside. The foot rim is denticulated and applied as a strip. Uneven rim.


History note: Unknown before Charles Brinsely Marlay (1831-1912) by whom bequeathed

Legal notes

C.B. Marlay Bequest

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 5 5/8 in
Height: 2 1/4 in

Place(s) associated

  • Murano, Venice ⪼ The Veneto ⪼ Italy

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1912) by Marlay, Charles Brinsley


15th Century, Late-16th Century, Early#
Circa 1475 CE - 1525 CE

School or Style


Components of the work

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

Materials used in production


Techniques used in production

Blown : Blown glass with pincered ribs lower part, painted in red, white, blue and green enamels, and gilded,

References and bibliographic entries

Related exhibitions

Identification numbers

Accession number: MAR.C.115-1912
Primary reference Number: 27941
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 21 June 2022 Last processed: Thursday 3 August 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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