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Clear and blue glass Catalonian cantir with bird finial

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An image of Continental glass. Càntir. Pouring vessel for wine. Façon de Venise. Unknown glasshouse, Spain, Catalonia. With bird finial. Clear and blue glass, blown, height, 44 cm, width, 23.5 cm, after 1650 to before 1800.  Production Note: A càntir is a vessel for pouring water. The word derives from the Spanish cántaro, a ceramic jug. Sir Ivor and Lady Batchelor Bequest through The Art Fund.

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Continental glass. Càntir. Pouring vessel for wine. Façon de Venise. Unknown glasshouse, Spain, Catalonia. With bird finial. Clear and blue glass, blown, height, 44 cm, width, 23.5 cm, after 1650 to before 1800. Production Note: A càntir is a vessel for pouring water. The word derives from the Spanish cántaro, a ceramic jug. Sir Ivor and Lady Batchelor Bequest through The Art Fund.

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  • Accession Number: C.224-2015
  • Photograph copyright © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
  • Aperture: f/29.0
  • Focal length: 120
  • Camera: GFX 50S
  • Photographer name: Katie Young
  • Image height: 1025 pixels
  • Image width: 652 pixels
  • Processed with: Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5.0 (Windows)
  • Filesize: 323.53kB
  • Exposure time: 1/125
  • ISO Speed: 100
  • Fnumber: 29/1
  • Captured: 2018:07:26 00:07:46

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17th Century 18th Century _WF_ArtFund _WF_Batchelor askos birds blown glass blue cantir Catalan Catalonian continental glass European facon de Venise finial Fitz_AA glass glassware opaque pourer pouring vessel Spanish vessel wine vessel

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