Skip to main content

Panel (stained glass): C.21-1981

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Production: Unknown




Stained glass. Polychrome. Rectangular. A harbour scene, inscribed below 'DIE ZUNFT DER SCHIFFSLEUTE'. Pennants flying on the bow and stern of the ship bear the symbol of Basel. In the top left-hand corner there is a figure of Neptune, labelled 'NEPTUM' and in the right hand corner a figure of Fortuna, labelled 'VORTUNA'.

Legal notes

Given by G. Abbott

Measurements and weight

Height: 44.5 cm
Width: 36.8 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1981-04-27) by Abbott, George


19th Century, Mid#
Circa 1840 CE - 1860 CE


German or Swiss

People, subjects and objects depicted

Materials used in production


Techniques used in production

Staining : Stained glass, polychrome

Inscription or legends present

  • Location: Below picture
  • Method of creation: Inscribed
  • Text: NEPTUM
  • Location: Top left-hand corner
  • Text: VORTUNA
  • Location: Right-hand corner

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.21-1981
Primary reference Number: 28230
Stable URI

Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Thursday 3 August 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

Citation for print

This record can be cited in the Harvard Bibliographic style using the text below:

The Fitzwilliam Museum (2023) "Panel (stained glass)" Web page available at: Accessed: 2023-12-03 15:31:23

Citation for Wikipedia

To cite this record on Wikipedia you can use this code snippet:

{{cite web|url= |title=Panel (stained glass) |author=The Fitzwilliam Museum|accessdate=2023-12-03 15:31:23|publisher=The University of Cambridge}}

API call for this record

To call these data via our API (remember this needs to be authenticated) you can use this code snippet:

More objects and works of art you might like

Virgin & Child glass panel

Accession Number: C.2-2018

A glass of flowers

Accession Number: PD.61-1974

Fire from a Set of Elements

Accession Number: C.341-1991

A Bunch of Flowers

Accession Number: M.19-1991

Suggested products from Curating Cambridge

You might be interested in this...

Sign up for updates

Updates about future exhibitions and displays, family activities, virtual events & news. You'll be the first to know...