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Carafe: C.168-2015

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Glasshouse: Unidentified English glasshouse




Turquoise lead-glass, blown, trailed and combed in white enamel. Mallet-shaped with circular base, and everted rim. The sides are decorated with four trailed and combed multiple loops extending from the rim to the base.


History note: Howard Phillips, London, from whom purchased, December, 1986; 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: 9 cm
Height: 20.2 cm

Acquisition and important dates

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


19th Century, second half#
Victoria I
Circa 1850 - 1900

School or Style

Nailsea type

People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

Decoration composed of enamel ( white)

Materials used in production

turquoise Lead-glass

Techniques used in production

Blowing : Turquoise lead-glass, blown, and decorated with trailed and combed loops of white enamel

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.168-2015
Primary reference Number: 206907
Old object number: 61
Entry form number: 648
Old loan number: AAL.170-2006
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Audit data

Created: Tuesday 3 November 2015 Updated: Tuesday 12 June 2018 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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