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Two-handled cup: C.163-2015

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Object information

Current Location: Gallery 10 (Octagon)

Maker(s)

Unknown (Glasshouse)

Description

Clear lead glass. The thistle-shaped bowl has moulded vertical gadrooning round the lower part and stands on a low foot. It has an applied trailed thread about half way up the side. On each side it has an applied strap handle with an upward kick at the lower end. In the middle of the underside there is a pontil mark.

Notes

History note: Howard Phillips, London, from whom purchased, June, 1986; 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: 11.9 cm
Width: 16.5 cm

Relative size of this object

16.5 cm11.9 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

Early 18th Century
Circa 1700 CE - 1730 CE

Note

The form echoes that of silver two-handled cups in the early 18th century.

School or Style

Baroque

People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

Foot Diameter 7.1 cm
Cup

Materials used in production

clear Lead-glass

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: small rectangular white paper stick-on label

  • Text: 55
  • Location: Over pontil mark
  • Method of creation: Hand-written in black ink
  • Type: Label

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Related exhibitions

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.163-2015
Primary reference Number: 206885
Old object number: 55
Entry form number: 648
Old loan number: AAL. 165-2006
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Audit data

Created: Tuesday 20 October 2015 Updated: Tuesday 2 February 2021 Last processed: Thursday 20 January 2022

Associated departments & institutions

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

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