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Carafe: C.146-2015

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Glasshouse: Unidentified English glasshouse

Entities

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Description

Clear lead-glass, blown, and decorated with transparent blue combed trailing. The decanter is of depressed globular form with a tall slender neck and everted rim. The base has a central pontil mark. The trailed decoration is combed to form four multiple loops extending downwards from the rim.

Notes

History note: Howard Phillips, London, from whom purchased in September 1981; Sir Ivor and Lady Batchlor, 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

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 16.3 cm
Height: 20 cm

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

19th century
1800 CE - 1900 CE

School or Style

Nailsea type

People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

Decoration

Materials used in production

Lead-glass

Techniques used in production

Blowing : Clear lead-glass blown and decorated with blue combed trailing forming multiple loops

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: small rectangular white paper stick-on label

  • Text: 19
  • Location: On base
  • Method of creation: Hand-written in black ink
  • Type: Label

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.146-2015
Primary reference Number: 206896
Old object number: 19
Entry form number: 648
Old loan number: AAL.146-2006
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Audit data

Created: Tuesday 3 November 2015 Updated: Wednesday 20 September 2017 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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