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Maker:

Beilby family; enameller; British enamelists, 18th-19th cs.

Category:

glass

Name(s):

wine glass
drinking glasses; category

Date:

circa 1750

Period:

mid-18th Century

Description:

Lead glass. Large straight-sided bowl decorated with white enamelled festoons; corkscrew air twist stem.

Production
Place (legacy):

England, enameller, country

Technique(s):

blowing; bowl
painting; decoration; in white enamel

Material(s):

lead-glass; whole
enamel; decoration; white

Technique
Description:

bowl blown, with enamelled decoration

Dimension(s):

height, whole, 15.5, cm
diameter, whole, 7.8, cm

Acquisition:

bequeathed; 1961; Beves, Donald H.

Provenance:

unknown before testator

Acquisition Credit:

D.H. Beves Bequest

Exhibition(s):

Glass at the Fitzwilliam Museum. 1978 - 1978
Organiser: The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge (Cambs.), UK
Venue: The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge (Cambs.)
Catalogue number: 247 a

Documentation:

The Fitzwilliam Museum. 1977. Glass at the Fitzwilliam Museum.Cambridge (Cambs.): Cambridge University Pressp. p. 99
Publ. p. 99, no. 247 a

Rush, James. 1973. The Ingenious Beilbys.London?: Barrie & Jenkinsp. p. 142
Publ. p. 142, pl. 82 G, attributed to Mary Beilby, c.1765, also cf. pl. 24

Poole, Julia E.. Bequests from Two Cambridge Collectors, The Reverend Alfred Valentine Valentine-Richards MA (1866-1933) and Donald H. Beves MA (1896-1961).
Source Title: Glass Collectors and their Collections in Museums in Great Britain(1999)
p. pp. 49-55
Ref. Donald H. Beves MA (1896-1961), pp. 49-55

Charleston, R.J.. Cambridge Connoisseur.London:
Source Title: The Connoisseur CXLV (June-1960)
p. p. 35
Publ. p. 35, fig. II right

Cottle, Simon. William Beilby and the Art of Glass.London?: Glass Circle
Source Title: The Glass Circle Journal 9 (2001) : 31-40
p. pp. 30-40
Ref. pp. 30-40

Accession:

Object Number: C.330-1961
(Applied Arts)
(record id: 25464; input: 2001-03-27; modified: 2012-01-16)

Permanent
Identifier:

http://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/25464