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Fruit basket: C.157-2015

Object information


Probably Unidentified English glasshouse (Glasshouse)


Clear lead-glass basket of open trelliswork standing on a mould-blown folded foot


History note: Howard Phillips, London, from whom purchased, December, 1983; 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

Diameter: 17.7 cm
Height: 13 cm

Acquisition and important dates

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


Early 18th Century
George I
Circa 1690 CE - 1715 CE


Openwork baskets were used to serve fruit or sweetmeats.

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References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.157-2015
Primary reference Number: 206903
Old object number: 34
Entry form number: 648
Old loan number: AAL.158-2006
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Audit data

Created: Tuesday 3 November 2015 Updated: Tuesday 12 June 2018 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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