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Tazza: MAR.C.118-1912

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Unidentified Murano glasshouse (Glasshouse)


Soda glass, with open flower like bowl with wavy edge, and ribbing on the underside. Inverted baluster stem with two knops, all ribbed spirally. Plain foot.


History note: Unknown before testator

Legal notes

C.B. Marlay Bequeast

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 17.6 cm
Diameter: 7 in
Height: 15.7 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Venice ⪼ The Veneto ⪼ Italy

Acquisition and important dates

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


Late 16th-early 17th Century
Circa 1575 CE - 1625 1625 CE

School or Style


Components of the work

Bowl: Decoration:

Materials used in production

uncertain Lead-glass

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Identification numbers

Accession number: MAR.C.118-1912
Primary reference Number: 27948
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 9 September 2020 Last processed: Thursday 18 November 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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