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Taperstick: C/G.2 & A-1935

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Glassmaker: Unknown




Lead glass. Opaque white. Painted with flowers and insects in enamel colours. The nozzles of enamel (copper foundation). Moulded multiple spiral stem. Domed flaring foot.


History note: Unknown before donor

Legal notes

Given by Ralph Griffin, MA, FSA

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 8.9 cm
Height: 17 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Bristol ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1935-02-20) by Griffin, Ralph, MA, FSA


18th century
Production date: circa AD 1770

Components of the work

Decoration composed of enamels

Materials used in production


References and bibliographic entries

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C/G.2 & A-1935
Primary reference Number: 26407
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 20 October 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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