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Serving bottle: C.208-2015

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Glasshouse: Unknown




Pale yellowish-green blown glass. The vase has a flattened globular body with a short neck and turned-out rim. It is supported on a very short hollow baluster knop rising from a wide circular foot with folded rim. There is a pontil mark on the base


History note: Howard Phillips, London, from whom purchased in July 1984 by Sir Ivor Batchelor, CBE: Sir Ivor and Lady Batchelor, St Andrew's, Fife; Sir Ivor died on 24 April 2005; on loan since 2006 (Syndicate of 30 January)

Legal notes

Sir Ivor and Lady Batchelor Bequest through The Art Fund

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 6.6 cm
Height: 11.4 cm

Acquisition and important dates

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


18th Century
Circa 1700 CE - 1800 CE

People, subjects and objects depicted

Materials used in production

pale yellowish-green Glass

Techniques used in production


References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.208-2015
Primary reference Number: 206868
Old object number: 41
Entry form number: 648
Old loan number: AAL.210-2006
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Audit data

Created: Tuesday 13 October 2015 Updated: Wednesday 4 March 2020 Last processed: Thursday 3 August 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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