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Jar: C.3 & A-1981

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Glassmaker: Unknown (Uncertain)

Entities

Categories

Description

Dry mustard pot and cover, pair to C.4 & A-1981. Clear lead glass; the jar and cover mould-blown with vertical ribs; the pedestal foot of moulded 'lemon-squeezer' form; the cover is surmounted by a depressed knop finial.

Notes

History note: Unknown before donor

Legal notes

Given by Miss B. Spear

Measurements and weight

Height: 16.0 cm
Width: 5.3 cm

Relative size of this object

5.3 cm16 cm What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1981-02-02) by Spear, Bettine

Dating

Early 19th Century
Production date: circa AD 1800

Note

English or Irish

Components of the work

Body

Materials used in production

Lead-glass

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.3 & A-1981
Primary reference Number: 27115
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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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