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Carafe: C.186-2015

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Glasshouse: Gjøvik Glasverk

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Description

Clear glass carafe, decorated with milled trails and raspberry prunts. Rectangular with canted corners, sloping shoulders and a tall slender cylindrical neck, with an applied wavy trail about a third of the way up and another below the rim. The long sides are decorated with one straight and two sloping milled trails with a raspberry prunt at the top of each reminiscent of a plant, and on the short sides with one milled trail and prunt. Three of the canted corners has a milled trail which joins one of the raspberry prunts on the long sides, and one has an extra prunt at the top.

Notes

History note: Sir Ivor and Lady Batchlor, St Andrew's Fife; Sir Ivor died on 24 April 2005; on loan since 2006 (Syndicate of 30 January). Purchased from Messrs. Howard Phillips, November 1974

Legal notes

Sir Ivor and Lady Batchelor Bequest

Measurements and weight

Height: 22.4 cm
Width: 9.7 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Hurdal ⪼ Norway

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

19th Century
Production date: circa AD 1830

Note

The Gjøvik glasshouse was founded in 1807.

People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

Decoration

Materials used in production

clear Glass

Techniques used in production

Blown-moulded : Clear glass, blown-moulded and decorated with applied wavy trails, milled trails, and raspberry prunts

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.186-2015
Primary reference Number: 206923
Old object number: 3
Old loan number: AAL-188-2006
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Audit data

Created: Tuesday 3 November 2015 Updated: Wednesday 1 February 2017 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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