Skip to main content

Dish on low foot: MAR.C.117-1912

Object information

Current Location: Gallery 7 (Courtauld)


Production: Unidentified Venetian glasshouse (Probably)




Soda-lime glass enamelled in blue, red, and yellow, and gilded. Circular standing on a low folded foot. Near the rim, a plain band of gilding, painted on the back. In the centre, formal leaf decoration in blue, yellow and red mixed enamel and paint, painted on the the front.


History note: Unknown before Charles Brinsely Marlay

Legal notes

C.B. Marlay Bequest

Measurements and weight

Height: 2 1/4 in

Place(s) associated

  • Venice ⪼ The Veneto ⪼ Italy

Acquisition and important dates

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


16th Century, Early#
Circa 1500 - 1510

School or Style


Components of the work

Decoration composed of enamels ( blue, yellow and red) gold

Materials used in production

uncertain Lead-glass

Techniques used in production

Blown : Clear blown glass, painted in blue, yellow and red enamels, and gilded

References and bibliographic entries

Related exhibitions

Identification numbers

Accession number: MAR.C.117-1912
Primary reference Number: 27946
Stable URI

Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 July 2023 Last processed: Thursday 3 August 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

Citation for print

This record can be cited in the Harvard Bibliographic style using the text below:

The Fitzwilliam Museum (2023) "Dish on low foot" Web page available at: Accessed: 2023-09-29 16:02:01

Citation for Wikipedia

To cite this record on Wikipedia you can use this code snippet:

{{cite web|url= |title=Dish on low foot |author=The Fitzwilliam Museum|accessdate=2023-09-29 16:02:01|publisher=The University of Cambridge}}

API call for this record

To call these data via our API (remember this needs to be authenticated) you can use this code snippet:

More objects and works of art you might like

Dish on low foot

Accession Number: EC.27-1939


Accession Number: C.175-1991

Strainer dish on low foot

Accession Number: C.4-1994

The Death of Aeschylus

Accession Number: C.207-1991

Suggested products from Curating Cambridge

You might be interested in this...

Sign up for updates

Updates about future exhibitions and displays, family activities, virtual events & news. You'll be the first to know...