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Maker(s) &
Production:

Beilby family, enameller, British enamelists, 18th-19th cs., Newcastle-upon-Tyne
uncertain, maker, probably, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, probably Newcastle-upon-Tyne

Production
Note(s):

English, Newcastle-on-Tyne or Scottish
Painted by William or Mary Beilby of Newcastle, in enamel colours (W.A. Thorpe, 7.4.1932).

Category:

glass

Name(s):

wine glass
drinking glasses; category

Date:

circa 1765 1780

School/Style:

Rococo

Period:

18th century

Description:

Lead glass, the blown bowl painted in white enamel. Large ogee bowl decorated in enamel colours with a shepherd in landscape. Short stem containing an opaque twist (double core spiral/multi-fly spiral bands). Plain conical foot.

Technique(s):

blowing; bowl
painting; decoration; in enamels

Material(s):

lead-glass; whole
enamel; decoration

Technique
Description:

bowl blown, with enamelled decoration

Dimension(s):

height, whole, 4 1/2, in
diameter, whole, 2 1/2, in

Acquisition:

given; 1930-11-10; Dickson, W.D., Mrs

Provenance:

unknown before donor

Acquisition Credit:

Given by Mrs W.D. (Frances) Dickson

Exhibition(s):

Glass at the Fitzwilliam Museum. 1978 - 1978
Organiser: The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge (Cambs.), UK
Venue: The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge (Cambs.)
Catalogue number: 248

The Decorated Glasses of William and Mary Beilby 1761 to 1778. 1980-09-05 - 1980-10-31
Organiser: Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Britain
Venue: Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle-upon-Tyne
Notes: from 5th September to 31st October 19??

Documentation:

The Fitzwilliam Museum. 1977. Glass at the Fitzwilliam Museum.Cambridge (Cambs.): Cambridge University Pressp. pp. 99-100
Publ. Illustrated, p. 99, no. 248, p. 100

Rush, James. 1973. The Ingenious Beilbys.London?: Barrie & Jenkinsp. p. 108
Publ. p. 108, pl. 60

, Laing Art Gallery1980. The Decorated Glasses of William and Mary Beilby 1761 to 1778.Newcastle: p. p. 9
Publ. p. 9, no. 20

Cottle, Simon. The Other Beilbys: British Enamelled Glass of the Eighteenth Century.
Source Title: Apollo CXXIV 296 (October-1986)
p. pp. 215-27
Publ. Illustrated, pp. 215-27, or p. 317, fig. 6. English or Scottish, c.1780

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/G.53-1930
(Applied Arts)
(record id: 25670; input: 2001-03-30; modified: 2012-12-06)

Permanent
Identifier:

http://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/25670