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Tankard: C/G.216-1931

Object information

Current Location: Mezzanine Landing


Uncertain Unknown (Glassworks)


Purple glass. Roughly thistle-shaped bosy with loop handle and plain foot.


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

Legal notes

Given by the Misses Varty-Smith

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 5.0 in
Height: 12.8 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Bristol ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

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


Late 18th century
George III
Circa 1780 CE - 1800 CE

Components of the work


Materials used in production

Purple glass

References and bibliographic entries

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C/G.216-1931
Primary reference Number: 26127
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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