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Milk jug: C.867-1984

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Glassmaker: Heppell, William Henry




Purple marbled press-moulded glass. In the shape of a fish with an open mouth, its tail curved upwards to join its head, thus forming a handle; circular gadrooned foot.


History note: From the collection of the late Colonel R.G. Turner

Legal notes

Given by Mrs J.E. Cameron

Measurements and weight

Height: 13.4 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1984-10-22) by Cameron, J.E., Mrs


19th Century, Late#
Circa 1880 - 1890

Components of the work

Rim Width 9.0 cm

Materials used in production


References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.867-1984
Primary reference Number: 27012
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Thursday 3 August 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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