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Bottle from cruet: M.4.5 & A-1948

Object information

Current Location: Mezzanine Landing


bottle from cruet


Silversmith: uncertain
Glassmaker: Unknown




Cut glass with silver cover (with frame and four more glass bottles with silver covers and three bottle labels, see M.4-1948, M.4.1-1948, M.4.2 & A-1948, M.4.3 & A-1948, M.4.4 & A-1948, M.4.6 & A-1948, M.4.7-1948, M.4.8-1948 and M.4.9-1948)

Glass, blown and cut. The straight-sided bottle is cut with a geometric pattern of triangles, hexagons and zigzags. The pull-off silver cover has a narrow gadrooned rim below a low dome, which is sumounted by a shaped-square finial.

Legal notes

Given by C.D. Rotch Esq.

Measurements and weight

Width: 6 cm
Width: 2¼ in

Place(s) associated

  • London ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1948-04-16) by Rotch, Claude Dickason


18th Century, third quarter
George III
Production date: circa AD 1765


The silver covers are unmarked

Components of the work

Cover composed of silver
Bottle composed of glass
To Top Of Finial Height 18.4 cm Height 7¼ in
Silver Cover
Silver Decoration
Silver Finial

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: M.4.5 & A-1948
Primary reference Number: 157582
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 11 August 2016 Last processed: Wednesday 13 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

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