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Claret Decanter: C.7 & A-1970

Object information

Current Location: Mezzanine Landing


Claret Decanter


Glassworks: Unknown
Silversmith: Unknown (Mounts)




Clear glass flashed with emerald green, and mounted in silver. Round flattened body with a recess on either side containing a raspberry prunt, long neck, and circular foot.The stopper (A) matches the decanter and has a large air bubble.The body is flashed with emerald green, and the sides are cut with a design of stylized flowers. On the shoulders there is an applied strip of clear glass moulded with small bosses. The silver mount at the top of the neck bears the hallmark for 1898 (Birmingham).


History note: Unknown before donor

Legal notes

Given by Mr L.M. Angus-Butterworth

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 16.6 cm
Height: 45.0 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Birmingham ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1970-10-15) by Angus-Butterworth, L.M.


Late 19th Century
Victoria I
Circa 1898 - 1899

School or Style


Components of the work

Mounts composed of silver

Materials used in production


References and bibliographic entries

Related exhibitions

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.7 & A-1970
Primary reference Number: 26923
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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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