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Sweetmeat glass: C.164-2015

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Glasshouse: Unknown




Clear lead-glass, the wide bowl diamond-moulded and supported on a baluster stem with an annulated knop, a teared ball knop and a basal knop, rising from a circular foot with three steps and pontil mark underneath


History note: Howard Phillips, London, from whom purchased, June, 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: 13.5 cm

Acquisition and important dates

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


Second quarter of 18th century
George II
1735 - 1740

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Components of the work

Foot Diameter 6.6 cm
Rim Diameter 8.3 cm

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Techniques used in production


Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: small rectangular white paper stick-on label

  • Text: 56
  • Location: On underside of foot
  • Method of creation: Hand-written in black ink
  • Type: Label

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.164-2015
Primary reference Number: 206874
Old object number: 56
Entry form number: 648
Old loan number: AAL.166-2006
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Audit data

Created: Tuesday 13 October 2015 Updated: Tuesday 12 June 2018 Last processed: Monday 15 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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