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Bowl: C.8-2004

Object information

Current Location: Mezzanine Landing


James Powell & Sons (Whitefriars) Ltd (Glassworks)
Wilson, William J. (Designer)


Bowl of gold-amber glass, cut and engraved

Bowl. Gold-amber glass, cut, and engraved. Circular, with deep curved sides rising from a square cut base with a slight circular depression in it. Each side of the lower part is cut with a semi-circular facet surrounded by an engraved line which overlaps with the next one at the corners. A deep spear-shaped cut rises from the base in the middle of each side and extends beyond the semi-circles .


History note: The Fine Art Society, 148 New Bond Street, London, W1S 2JT from whom purchased

Legal notes

Given by the Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum

Place(s) associated

  • Harrow ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (2004-06-07) by The Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum


20th century
Circa 1937 CE - Circa 1939 CE

School or Style


Components of the work

Decoration Facets

Materials used in production

gold amber Glass

References and bibliographic entries

Related exhibitions

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.8-2004
Primary reference Number: 99042
Entry form: 601
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 12 August 2016 Last processed: Thursday 1 July 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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