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Candlestick: C.229-2015

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Glasshouse: Unknown




Clear, bubbly, slightly olive-green glass. The candlestick stands on a wide convex foot with a folded rim and a pontil mark in the centre. The stem is formed by four hollow knops of different shapes and sizes, at the top of which is a cylindrical nozzle with a wavy trail round its lower edge and another round its rim. The knops and nozzle open into each other


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, October 1994.

Legal notes

Sir Ivor and Lady Batchelor Bequest

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 11.6 cm
Height: 17 cm

Acquisition and important dates

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


18th Century
After 1700 - Before 1799

People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work


Materials used in production

presumed soda glass; slightly olive-green Glass

Techniques used in production


Identification numbers

Accession number: C.229-2015
Primary reference Number: 206954
Old object number: 99
Entry form number: 648
Old loan number: AAL.231-2006
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Audit data

Created: Tuesday 3 November 2015 Updated: Wednesday 4 March 2020 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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