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Wine bottle: C/G.3-1928

Object information

Current Location: Mezzanine Landing


Glassworks: Unknown




Dark green glass with a high kick. Stamped with a seal of a mermaid surrounded by ANTHONY HALL IN OXFORD, 1685'


History note: Unknown before testator

Legal notes

Dr J.W.L. Glaisher Bequest

Measurements and weight

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

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1928-12-07) by Glaisher, J. W. L., Dr


Late 17th Century
Charles II
Production date: AD 1685 : date 1685


Anthony Hall junior (active 1675-1691) took over Mermaid Tavern, Oxford in 1675 after father's death.

People, subjects and objects depicted

Materials used in production

Green glass

Techniques used in production

Blowing : Dark green blown glass

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: seal stamped with a mermaid

  • Text: ANTHONY HALL, in OXFORD, 1685
  • Location: On bottle
  • Method of creation: Stamped
  • Type: Seal

References and bibliographic entries

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C/G.3-1928
Primary reference Number: 26858
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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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