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Bottle: MAR.C.134-1912

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Object information

Current Location: Gallery 7 (Courtauld)

Maker(s)

Maker: Unidentified Murano glasshouse

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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 cm
Width: 10.9 cm
Width: 4.5 in

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

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Identification numbers

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

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 July 2023 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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