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Tankard: C/G.209-1931

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Glassmaker: Unknown




Lead glass. Bell-shaped body with ridge-moulded, flaring lip, and moulded wrythen gadroons near the base. Loop handle. Collar stem on plain foot.


History note: Collection of J.C. Varty-Smith of Penrith; the Misses Varty-Smith, his sisters.

Legal notes

Given by the Misses Varty-Smith

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 5 1/2 in
Height: 6 1/4 in

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1931-10-23) by Varty-Smith, Misses


19th century
Circa 1820 CE - 1830 CE

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Materials used in production


Identification numbers

Accession number: C/G.209-1931
Primary reference Number: 26125
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 24 September 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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