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Saltcellar: C/G.232-1931

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Glassmaker: Unknown




Boat-shaped cut bowl on a tall pedestal-foot with oval base. Ribs inside foot, moulded radially.


History note: The Varty-Smith Collection formed by J.C. Varty-Smith of Penrith.

Legal notes

Given by the Misses Varty-Smith

Measurements and weight

Height: 2 3/4 in
Length: 3 3/4 in

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1931-10-23) by Varty-Smith, Misses

Components of the work


Materials used in production


Techniques used in production

Moulding : Moulded and cut glass

Identification numbers

Accession number: C/G.232-1931
Primary reference Number: 27142
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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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