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Mug: C.221-2015

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Glasshouse: Unknown

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Description

Pale green glass, blown, with an applied manganese-brown cord, a milled brown band, and an applied brown handle. The mug has a projecting circular foot with a pontil mark in the centre. The sides slope outwards to the rim which has an applied manganese-brown cord round its edge. A milled manganese-brown band of varying wide is applied a short distance above the foot. The handled is thicker and wider at the top than at its base which is curled under and extends upwards on the side of the mug to meet the top of the handle.

Notes

History note: Howard Phillips, London, from whom purchased in September 1989; Sir Ivor and Lady Batchelor, 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

Measurements and weight

Height: 10.5 cm
Width: 13.2 cm

Relative size of this object

13.2 cm10.5 cm What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Early 18th Century
Circa 1700 CE - 1750 CE

People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

Body composed of glass ( green)
Decoration composed of glass ( manganese-brown)
Handle composed of glass ( manganese-brown)
Rim Diameter 9.3 cm

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.221-2015
Primary reference Number: 206946
Old object number: 78
Entry form number: 648
Old loan number: AAL.223-2006
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Created: Tuesday 3 November 2015 Updated: Wednesday 4 March 2020 Last processed: Thursday 20 January 2022

Associated departments & institutions

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

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