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Decanter jug: C.496-1961

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Glassmaker: Unknown




Yellowish glass; 'nipt-diamond-waies' over body; six columns of applied, pincered decoration; vertical mould-blown ribbing from lip to shoulder; vermicular collar; tooled foot.


History note: Unknown before testator

Legal notes

D.H. Beves Bequest

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 8.0 cm
Height: 19.4 cm

Place(s) associated

  • London ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1961-10-19) by Beves, Donald H.


17th Century, Late
Circa 1675 CE - 1680 CE


Possibly made in the Savoy glasshouse. Comparable jugs are in the Corning Museum of Glass and the Musée du Louvre in Paris.

Components of the work


Materials used in production

Soda lime glass

References and bibliographic entries

Related exhibitions

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.496-1961
Primary reference Number: 26911
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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