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Bottle: C.79 & A-1911

Object information

Awaiting location update


Production: Unknown (Uncertain)




Cloudy, bubbly blue-green glass. Depressed, globular body with moulded, radial ribs and high kick underneath. A long, slender neck. A ring near the neck mounted with a bronze (?) band and chain which is attached to the bronze (?) and cork stopper.


History note: Purchased from ? Waller, Cambridge for £3 by the Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum

Legal notes

Given by the Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum

Measurements and weight

Height: 28.0 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1911) by The Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum


17th Century, Late
Circa 1675 CE - 1700 CE

Components of the work

Bottle composed of blue-green glass ( cloudy, bubbly)
Band And Chain composed of bronze ( uncertain)
Stopper composed of cork (bark)
Glass Height 25.5 cm Width 17.2 cm

References and bibliographic entries

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.79 & A-1911
Primary reference Number: 27909
Old object number: C/G.11-1911
Old object number: M.11-1911
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 11 August 2016 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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