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Flute: C.197-2015

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Glasshouse: Unidentified (Probably)




Clear lead-glass flute.


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 Howard Phillips, November 1992. Six Family Collection, Amsterdam; Mrs Six, nr Hilversum, Holland.

Legal notes

Sir Ivor and Lady Batchelor Bequest through The Art Fund

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 9 cm
Height: 23.5 cm

Acquisition and important dates

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


Late 17th Century
Production date: circa AD 1685


Probably made in the Low Countries but might possibly be French

People, subjects and objects depicted

Materials used in production

clear Lead-glass

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.197-2015
Primary reference Number: 206933
Old object number: 94
Old loan number: AAL.199-2006
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Audit data

Created: Tuesday 3 November 2015 Updated: Wednesday 4 March 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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