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The Fox and the Crow: C.343-1991

Object information

Current Location: In storage


The Fox and the Crow


Production: Unknown (Uncertain)




Stained and painted glass. Colours: brown, reddish-brown, green, and black with silver-yellow stain. The upper two-thirds of the surface is occupied by a scene showing the fox standing at the foot of a tree with a short branch on which the crow is perched, holding an oval object in its beak. The scene is enclosed by a three line inscription.


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: 18.0 cm
Width: 13.5 cm

Acquisition and important dates

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


17th Century#
Circa 1600 CE - 1700 CE


Dutch, Flemish or German

School or Style


Materials used in production


Techniques used in production

Staining : Stained and painted glass; brown, reddish-brown, green and black with silver-yellow stain

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.343-1991
Primary reference Number: 28174
Packing number: EWA 16
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 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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