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Bottle from cruet: M.4.4 & A-1948

Object information

Current Location: Mezzanine Landing

Titles

bottle from cruet

Maker(s)

Silversmith: uncertain

Entities

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Description

Cut glass with pierced 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.4.5 & 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 baluster-shaped bottle stands on a spreading circular foot. It is cut with a geometric pattern of triangles, hexagons and zigzags. Attached to the rim is a silver mount. The pull-off silver cover has a narrow gadrooned rim below the ogee-shaped dome, which is embossed and chased with scrolls decorated with a chevron pattern and pierced with small circular holes. This is sumounted by a shaped-square finial.

Notes

History note: Unknown before donor

Legal notes

Given by C.D. Rotch Esq.

Measurements and weight

Width: 6 cm
Width: 2⅜ in

Place(s) associated

  • London ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

3rd quarter 18th Century
George III
Production date: circa AD 1765

Note

The silver covers are unmarked

School or Style

Rococo

Components of the work

Cover composed of silver
Bottle composed of glass
To Top Of Finial Height 17 cm Height 6¾ in
Glass
Silver Cover
Silver Decoration

Identification numbers

Accession number: M.4.4 & A-1948
Primary reference Number: 158306
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 15 July 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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