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Jug: C.2-1910

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Glassworks: Nailsea Glassworks (Probably)

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Description

Dark green glass incorporating spotted opaque-white glass. Flat based body with long neck. Loop handle.

Notes

History note: Unknown

Legal notes

Given by the Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 3 1/2 in
Height: 6 7/8 in

Place(s) associated

  • Nailsea ⪼ Somerset ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1910-06-20) by The Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum

Dating

Production date: circa AD 1800

Note

The Nailsea glassworks near Bristol was founded in 1788 by John Robert Lucas, and continued until 1873. It made window glass and bottles, jugs and other small domestic ware, ornaments, and friggers. Initially many of these were made of green bottle glass.

Materials used in production

White glass
Green glass

Techniques used in production

Blowing : Blown glass

References and bibliographic entries

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.2-1910
Primary reference Number: 26854
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 16 May 2017 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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