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Càntir: C.205-2015

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Object information

Maker(s)

Unknown (Glasshouse)

Description

Pale olive-green bubbly glass with opaque white threads, applied blue glass decoration and bird finial

Notes

History note: Howard Phillips, London from whom purchased in November 1981. Sir Ivor and Lady Batchelor, St Andrew’s, Fife; Sir Ivor died on 24 April 2004; on loan since 2006 (Syndicate of 30 January)

Legal notes

Sir Ivor and Lady Batchelor Bequest through The Art Fund

Measurements and weight

Height: 28 cm
Width: 15.2 cm

Relative size of this object

15.2 cm28 cm What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (2015-04-27) by Batchelor, Ivor, Sir and Lady

Dating

18th century
Circa 1700 CE - 1799 CE

Note

A càntir is a drinking vessel for wine

Components of the work

Decoration Vessel

Materials used in production

pale green Glass

References and bibliographic entries

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.205-2015
Primary reference Number: 206862
Old object number: 21
Entry form number: 648
Old loan number: AAL.207-2006
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Audit data

Created: Tuesday 13 October 2015 Updated: Wednesday 4 March 2020 Last processed: Thursday 20 January 2022

Associated departments & institutions

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

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