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Huqqa bowl: C.125-1975

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Current Location: In storage


Production: Unknown




Huqqa bowl. Clear glass clouded from use; blown, and cut. Globular with a narrow neck flaring slightly towards the top, and with a flange about half-way up. Decorated with stylized flowers and foliage, and with border patterns on the body and neck.


History note: Ivan Napier Collection

Legal notes

Given by Miss E.H. Bolitho through the Friends of the Fitzwilliam

Measurements and weight

Height: 18.2 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1975-07-15) by Bolitho, E.H., Miss


18th Century, Early#
Production date: circa AD 1700

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Materials used in production

Clear glass

Techniques used in production

Blown : Blown glass, with cut decoration

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.125-1975
Primary reference Number: 28006
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 4 March 2020 Last processed: Thursday 7 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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