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Sprinkler bottle: MAR.C.154-1912

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Dark blue, semi-opaque glass. Long swan's neck with dropper lip on cupped top.

Legal notes

C.B. Marlay Bequest

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 11 cm
Height: 41 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Shiraz ⪼ Persia

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1912) by Marlay, Charles Brinsley


Safavid (1501-1738). 17th-18th Century
Qajar (1779-1924). 18th-19th Century
Circa 1600 CE - 1800 CE

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Materials used in production

semi-opaque Blue glass

Techniques used in production

Blown : Blue, semi-opaque glass, with ribbed decoration

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Identification numbers

Accession number: MAR.C.154-1912
Primary reference Number: 28013
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 4 December 2020 Last processed: Friday 21 May 2021

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

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