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Bowl: C.14-1951

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Object information

Maker(s)

Unknown (Maker)

Description

Bright blue glass bowl, moulded and ground. Hexagonal with an everted lip, prominent point mark.

Legal notes

Bequeathed by R.F. Lambe

Measurements and weight

Height: 7.9 cm
Width: 14.9 cm

Relative size of this object

14.9 cm7.9 cm What does this represent?

Relative size of this object is displayed using code inspired by Good Form and Spectacle's work on the British Museum's Waddeson Bequest website and their dimension drawer. They chose a tennis ball to represent a universally sized object, from which you could envisage the size of an object.

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1951-08-02) by Lambe, Roger Francis

Dating

18th century
Circa 1700 CE - 1800 CE

Components of the work

Bowl

Materials used in production

Blue glass

Techniques used in production

Moulded glass

References and bibliographic entries

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.14-1951
Primary reference Number: 28078
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 26 November 2020 Last processed: Sunday 28 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

Citation for print

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2022) "Bowl" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/28078 Accessed: 2022-07-07 18:15:06

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