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Candlestick: C.162-2015

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Glasshouse: Unidentified English glasshouse




Clear lead glass with opaque white enamel combing. The candlestick is hollow with an inverted trumpet-shaped base and stem with two knops above, and a thistle-shaped nozzle.


History note: Howard Phillips, London, from whom purchased, May, 1985; 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: 22.8 cm

Acquisition and important dates

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


19th Century, Late-20th Century, Early#
Circa 1880 CE - 1910 CE

School or Style

Nailsea type

People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

Decoration composed of enamel ( white)
Base Diameter 10.4 cm

Materials used in production

clear Lead-glass

Techniques used in production

Blowing : Clear lead-glass with opaque white enamel trailing

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: small rectangular white paper stick-on label

  • Text: 48
  • Location: On side of underside of base
  • Method of creation: Hand-written in black ink
  • Type: Label

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.162-2015
Primary reference Number: 206908
Old object number: 48
Entry form number: 648
Old loan number: AAL.164-2006
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Audit data

Created: Tuesday 3 November 2015 Updated: Wednesday 4 March 2020 Last processed: Thursday 7 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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