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Mead glass

Mead glass

  • Place of origin:

    Newcastle, England (made)

  • Date:

    1765-1775 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown (production)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Enamelled glass

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Glass, room 131, case 45, shelf 2

Physical description

Stem: opaque-twist; Bowl: flute

Place of Origin

Newcastle, England (made)


1765-1775 (made)


Unknown (production)

Materials and Techniques

Enamelled glass


Height: 17.8 cm, Width: 7.6 cm maximum

Descriptive line

Mead glass, England (Newcastle-upon-Tyne), probably painted by a member of the Beilby family, 1765-1775

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

The ingenious Beilbys - James Rush, 1973

Production Note

Probably painted by a member of the Beilby family.


Glass; Drinking

Collection code


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