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Pepper pot: C.34-1983

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Glassmaker: Unknown (Probably)




Blue glass, mould-blown and mounted in pewter. Elongated pear-shaped body standing on a low, moulded foot; screw top, the pewter cover with pointed finial.


History note: Unknown before donor

Legal notes

Given by Mrs J.C. Burkill

Measurements and weight

Height: 11.5 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1983-07-25) by Burkill, J. C., Mrs


18th/19th Century
Circa 1775 CE - 1825 CE

Components of the work

Mount composed of pewter

Materials used in production

Blue glass

Techniques used in production

Mould-blowing : Mould-blown and mounted in pewter

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.34-1983
Primary reference Number: 27197
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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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