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Bottle: MAR.C.134-1912

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Maker(s)

Unidentified Murano glasshouse (Maker)

Description

Clear soda glass glass and opaque white glass (vetro a fili and vetro a retorti). Flattened globular body rising into a long flaring neck. Alternately plain and broader twisted white vertical bands. Four plain glass lugs at shoulders and base of body, for attachment. On a high foot with same decoration; folded.

Notes

History note: Unknown before testator, Charles Brinsely Marlay (1831-1912)

Legal notes

C.B. Marlay Bequest

Measurements and weight

Height: 21.0 cm
Width: 10.9 cm
Width: 4.5 in

Relative size of this object

10.9 cm21 cm What does this represent?

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Place(s) associated

  • Venice ⪼ The Veneto ⪼ Italy

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

16th century
Circa 1500 CE - 1600 CE

School or Style

Renaissance

Components of the work

Decoration composed of opaque white glass Body

Materials used in production

Clear glass

References and bibliographic entries

Related exhibitions

Identification numbers

Accession number: MAR.C.134-1912
Primary reference Number: 27976
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 13 March 2020 Last processed: Friday 21 May 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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