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Wine glass: C.379-1991

Object information

Awaiting location update


Production: Unknown




Clear greyish glass with a little blue. Eight-sided rounded funnel bowl with bat's wing scalloped rim; wrythen stem bent into the shape of a monster with a blue head and an applied 'squiggle' of clear glass on the opposite side; circular foot with folded edge.


History note: H.S. Reitlinger (d.1950); the Reitlinger Trust, Maidenhead, from which transferred in 1991.

Legal notes

Bequeathed by Henry Scipio Reitlinger, 1950; transferred from the Reitlinger Trust, 1991

Measurements and weight

Height: 16.2 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1950) by Reitlinger, Henry Scipio


17th Century#
Circa 1600 - 1700


Italian, Venetian or Façon de Venise

School or Style

façon de Venise

Components of the work

Parts composed of blue glass
Foot Diameter 7.1 cm
Rim Diameter 8.1 cm

Materials used in production

Grey glass

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: circular with serrated edge

  • Text: 193
  • Method of creation: In indelible pencil
  • Type: Label

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.379-1991
Primary reference Number: 27997
Packing number: GLA 359
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 30 January 2019 Last processed: Thursday 7 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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