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Vessel: C.373-1991

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Production: Unknown (Probably)




This vessel is a 'marriage' between the sprinkler body and neck and the foot which appears to be from a goblet. The foot is of brownish-glass, circular, slightly domed and folded. The stem is formed by three blown knops attached to the body by a screw. The body is mould-blown with gadrooning on the lower part, a row of projecting tears round the middle and lighter gadrooning on the shoulder, diminishing in intensity and beginning to swirl into the slender neck which bends back and has a pointed cup-mouth.


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: 41.0 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Shiraz ⪼ Persia

Acquisition and important dates

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


17th Century
18th century
Circa 1600 CE - 1800 CE

Components of the work

Foot composed of brown glass Diameter 10.2 cm

Materials used in production


Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: circular, serrated edge

  • Text: 336
  • Method of creation: Inscribed
  • Type: Label

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.373-1991
Primary reference Number: 28052
Packing number: GLA 353
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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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