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Tumbler (drinking glass): C.370-1991

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Unknown

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Description

Clear glass, mould-blown and engraved. The sides are mould-blown with a diamond-pattern overall except for a narrow zone at the top which is engraved with a border of alternating cross-hatched ellipses and spotted diamonds with pairs of leaves below and pairs of spots above, and round the rim a wavy line. The base has a pronounced pontil mark.

Notes

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: 9.5 cm

Acquisition and important dates

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

Note

Continental

Components of the work

Base Diameter 4.8 cm
Rim Diameter 7.2 cm
Bowl
Decoration

Materials used in production

Clear glass

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.370-1991
Primary reference Number: 28003
Packing number: GLA 154
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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