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Image of Gallery in South Kensington
On display at V&A South Kensington
Glass, Room 131

Ratafia Glass

1760-1770 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Ratafia or Spanish Flute glass. Stem: opaque-twist; Bowl: rib-moulded


object details
Categories
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Glass with opaque-twist stem
Brief Description
Ratafia glass or 'Spanish flute', England, 1760-1770
Physical Description
Ratafia or Spanish Flute glass. Stem: opaque-twist; Bowl: rib-moulded
Dimensions
  • Height: 18.4cm
Style
Bibliographic References
  • Exhibition of English Glass, V&A 1968, Cat.No. 160 R J Charleston, English Glass (1968), pl.48 R J Charleston, English Glass (1984) pl.40a
  • Illustrated R.J. Charleston, English Glass (1968) cat. No. 48
  • Illustrated R.J. Charleston, English Glass (1984) pl. 40A
  • Illustrated R.J.C. Hildyard "Recent Acquisitions at the V.&A.", Burlington Magazine, May, 1994. p.341 pl. VI
Other Number
7787 - Glass gallery number
Collection
Accession Number
C.9-1993

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record createdDecember 13, 1997
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