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Jug: C.223-2015

Object information

Maker(s)

Unknown (Glasshouse)

Description

Pale green blown glass jug, with a bulbous body, a short cylindrical neck with two anulets, a flaring rim, and a slender curved spout. With an applied ribbon handle which widens into a thick oval pad at its base. There is a pontil mark in the centre of the concave base.

Notes

History note: Howard Phillips, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, from whom purchased in August 1990; 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: 14.7 cm
Width: 14 cm

Relative size of this object

14 cm14.7 cm What does this represent?

Relative size of this object is displayed using code inspired by Good Form and Spectacle's work on the British Museum's Waddeson Bequest website and their dimension drawer. They chose a tennis ball to represent a universally sized object, from which you could envisage the size of an object.

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Mid 17th century
18th century
19th century
1625 CE - 1675 CE

Note

The jug was accessioned as mid 17th century, but seems more like to have been made in the 18th or 19th century.

People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

Body

Materials used in production

pale green Glass

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.223-2015
Primary reference Number: 206948
Old object number: 84
Entry form number: 648
Old loan number: AAL.225-2006
Stable URI

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

Citation for print

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2022) "Jug" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/206948 Accessed: 2022-06-30 14:25:29

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