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Wine bottle: C/G.1-1944

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Glassmaker: Unknown




Dark green glass, blown, with high kick underneath. Stamped seal of a dolphin with the name 'RICHARD CHURCH' round the edge above, and the date 1678' below


History note: Unknown before donor

Legal notes

Given by The Hon. Lady Ida Darwin, 1944

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 5 1/4 in
Fluid Capacity: 26 1/2 oz
Height: 6 1/2 in

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1944-10-04) by Darwin, Ida


Late 17th Century
Production date: AD 1678 : dated 1678

Components of the work


Materials used in production

Green glass

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: with a dolphin on the seal

  • Text: RICHARD CHURCH 1678
  • Location: On front
  • Method of creation: Stamped
  • Type: Seal

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C/G.1-1944
Primary reference Number: 26898
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 27 June 2022 Last processed: Monday 25 July 2022

Associated departments & institutions

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

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