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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:

Enamelling thought to be by a member of the Beilby family.

Category:

glass

Name(s):

wine glass
drinking glasses; category

Date:

circa 1770

School/Style:

Rococo

Period:

18th century

Description:

Lead glass, the blown bowl painted in white and turquoise enamel. Ogee bowl painted in white and turquoise enamel with peacock and peahen on green ground. Traces of gilding around the lip. On opaque twist stem and plain foot.

Technique(s):

blowing; bowl
painting; decoration
gilding; decoration

Material(s):

lead-glass; whole
enamels; decoration; white, turquoise and green
gold; decoration

Technique
Description:

lead-glass painted in turquoise, green, and white enamels and gilded

Dimension(s):

height, whole, 16.1, cm
diameter, whole, 8.0, cm

Acquisition:

bequeathed; 1961; Beves, Donald H.

Provenance:

Purchased from Cecil Davis, £55.00

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: 243

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: 53

Documentation:

The Fitzwilliam Museum. 1977. Glass at the Fitzwilliam Museum.Cambridge (Cambs.): Cambridge University Pressp. p. 97
Publ. p. 97, no. 243

Rush, James. 1973. The Ingenious Beilbys.London?: Barrie & Jenkinsp. p. 39
Publ. p. 39, pl. 21 a, c.1765

Francis, Grant Richardson. 1926. Old English Drinking Glasses.London?: Herbert Jenkins Ltd
Publ. Illustrated, plate LI, no. 323

, Laing Art Gallery1980. The Decorated Glasses of William and Mary Beilby 1761 to 1778.Newcastle: p. p. 12
Publ. p. 12, no. 53

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

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.515-1961
(Applied Arts)
(record id: 25848; input: 2001-04-02; modified: 2012-12-06)

Permanent
Identifier:

http://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/25848