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Cream jug: C.150-2015

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Glasshouse: Unidentified English glasshouse

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Description

Amethyst glass, blown-moulded, with swirling ribbing, folded rim, and applied tooled handle

Notes

History note: Howard Phillips London, from whom purchased, April, 1982; 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 through The Art Fund

Measurements and weight

Height: 9.3 cm
Width: 8.6 cm

Relative size of this object

8.6 cm9.3 cm What does this represent?

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Place(s) associated

  • Bristol ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Late 18th-early 19th century
George III
Circa 1780 - 1800

People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

Body
Handle

Materials used in production

amethyst Lead-glass

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: small rectangular white paper stick-on label

  • Text: 26
  • Location: On base
  • Method of creation: Hand-written in black ink
  • Type: Label

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.150-2015
Primary reference Number: 206899
Old object number: 26
Entry form number: 648
Old loan number: AAL.150-2006
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Audit data

Created: Tuesday 3 November 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

Citation for print

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