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Cruet: C.12-1981

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Glasshouse: Unknown (Probably)
Glasshouse: La Granja de San Ildefonso glasshouse (Possibly)




Clear lead (?) glass, mould-blown. The double cruet has two fluted globular, long-necked flasks for oil and vinegar supported on a hollow, ribbed knop stem, rising from a circular plain foot.

Legal notes

Given by Miss B. Spear in memory of Gordon Norton (d. 1980)

Measurements and weight

Height: 25.8 cm

Place(s) associated

  • San Ildefonso ⪼ France

Acquisition and important dates

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


18th Century, Mid-Late
Circa 1740 CE - 1800 CE

Components of the work

Foot Diameter 10.2 cm

Materials used in production

uncertain Lead-glass

Techniques used in production

Mould-blowing : Mould-blown glass

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.12-1981
Primary reference Number: 27928
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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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