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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:

Probably enamelled by William Beilby or Mary Beilby

Category:

glass

Name(s):

ale glass
drinking glasses; category

Date:

circa 1770

School/Style:

Rococo

Period:

18th century

Description:

Lead glass, the blown bowl painted in white enamel. Long straight-sided bowl decorated with hops, barley and butterfly in white enamel. Opaque twist stem.

Technique(s):

blowing; bowl
painting; decoration

Material(s):

lead-glass; whole
enamel; decoration; white

Technique
Description:

lead-glass, the bowl blown, and painted in white enamel

Dimension(s):

height, whole, 18.7, 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: 240

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
Catalogue number: 39

Documentation:

The Fitzwilliam Museum. 1977. Glass at the Fitzwilliam Museum.Cambridge (Cambs.): Cambridge University Pressp. pp. 97, 98
Publ. Illustrated, p. 98, p. 97, no. 240

Rush, James. 1973. The Ingenious Beilbys.London?: Barrie & Jenkinsp. p. 31
Publ. p. 31, pl. 15 b

, Laing Art Gallery1980. The Decorated Glasses of William and Mary Beilby 1761 to 1778.Newcastle: p. p. 10
Publ. p. 10, no. 39

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. 36
Publ. p. 36, fig. 21

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.392-1961
(Applied Arts)
(record id: 25816; input: 2001-04-02; modified: 2012-12-06)

Permanent
Identifier:

http://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/25816