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Wine jug: C.212-2015

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Object information

Current Location: In storage


Glasshouse: Unknown




Bluish-green glass, blown and trailed. The jug has a globular body standing on narrow almost flat footring. It has a tall narrow neck decorated with horizontal trailing and opens out at the top into a wide sloping rim which is higher at the front, where it is pinched to form a lip. The angular handle is applied to the neck and the top of the body. There is a pontil mark on the base, which is slightly concave.


History note: Howard Phillips, London, from whom purchased, March, 1986 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

Height: 24.2 cm
Width: 17.1 cm

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Acquisition and important dates

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


18th century
Circa 1700 CE - 1799 CE


Probably made in Granada or Almerìa in southern Spain

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Materials used in production

bluish-green Glass

Techniques used in production


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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.212-2015
Primary reference Number: 206871
Old object number: 52
Entry form number: 648
Old loan number: AAL.214-2006
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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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