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Maker(s) &
Production:

Unknown, glassworks, England

Category:

glass

Name(s):

wine glass
drinking glasses; category

Date:

circa 1715

School/Style:

pedestal stem

Period(s):

early 18th Century; George I

Description:

Lead glass. Funnel bowl on square knop moulded 'GOD SAVE KING GEORGE' on moulded pedestal stem and folded foot.

Technique(s):

blowing; bowl
moulding; stem

Material:

lead-glass; whole

Technique
Description:

bowl blown, stem moulded with engraved decoration

Dimension(s):

height, whole, 16.0, cm
diameter, whole, 7.5, cm

Acquisition:

bequeathed; 1961-10-19; Beves, Donald H.

Provenance:

Purchased Sotheby's 25.2.47, lot 31, £62. Ex-collection of Henry Brown. See bill from Cecil Davis 28th February 1947.

Acquisition Credit:

D.H. Beves Bequest

Inscription:

; on bowl; engraved; GOD SAVE KING GEORGE

Documentation:

The Fitzwilliam Museum. 1977. Glass at the Fitzwilliam Museum.Cambridge (Cambs.): Cambridge University Pressp. p. 88
Publ. p. 88, 205b

Bickerton, Leonard Marshall. 1971. An Illustrated Guide to Eighteenth-Century English Drinking Glasses.London?: Barrie & Jenkins
Cf. no. 188

Thorpe, W. A.. 1929. A History of English and Irish Glass.London?: Medici Society
Publ. vol. II, pl. LXXXVII a

Brooks, J.A.. 1975. Glass.Maidenhead: p. p. 43
Publ. p. 43

Gardner, Paul Vickers. 1979. Glass, The Smithsonian Illustrated Library and Antiques.p. p. 75
Publ. p. 75, pl. 62

Hayes, J.. 1965. The Garton Collection of English Table Glass.London?: p. p. 22
Cf. p. 22, pl. 11

Wills, Geoffrey. 1968. English and Irish Glass.London?: Guinness Signatures
Cf. fig. 11c

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

Accession:

Object Number: C.486-1961
(Applied Arts)
(record id: 25096; input: 2001-03-26; modified: 2016-08-11)

Permanent
Identifier:

http://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/25096





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