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Lamp: C.222-2015

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Glasshouse: Unknown

Entities

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Description

Clear pale green glass, blown. Of truncated conical form with a projecting sloping rim about two-thirds of the way up from the base, which has a domed kick.

Notes

History note: Howard Phillips, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, from whom purchased in April 1990; 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

Measurements and weight

Height: 9.1 cm
Width: 7 cm

Relative size of this object

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Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

17th Century
Circa 1650 - 1700

People, subjects and objects depicted

Materials used in production

pale green Glass

Techniques used in production

Blowing

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.222-2015
Primary reference Number: 206947
Old object number: 82
Entry form number: 648
Old loan number: AAL.224-2006
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Audit data

Created: Tuesday 3 November 2015 Updated: Wednesday 4 March 2020 Last processed: Monday 15 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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