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Syllabub glass: C.144-2015

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Glasshouse: Unknown

Entities

Categories

Description

Clear lead-glass with a ribbed trumpet-shaped bowl and a loop handle with a kick at its lower end, standing on a circular foot ribbed with a domed centre

Notes

History note: Howard Phillips, London, from who purchased in April 1981 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: 11 cm
Width: 9 cm

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

18th Century, second quarter#
Circa 1725 CE - 1750 CE

Note

This glass could have been used for either syllabub or jelly which were popular dessert dishes throughout the 18th century

People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

Foot Diameter 6.1 cm
Rim Diameter 7 cm

Materials used in production

Lead-glass

Techniques used in production

Blowing
Moulding

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: small rectangular white paper stick-on label

  • Text: 16
  • Location: On base
  • Method of creation: Hand-written in black ink
  • Type: Label

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.144-2015
Primary reference Number: 206873
Old object number: 16
Entry form number: 648
Old loan number: AAL.144-2006
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Audit data

Created: Tuesday 13 October 2015 Updated: Tuesday 12 June 2018 Last processed: Thursday 7 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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