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Spirit Flask in the shape of a Barrel: C.1114-1928

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Current Location: Gallery 27 (Glaisher)


Spirit Flask in the shape of a Barrel


Factory: Bristol Pottery
Painter: Fifield, William




White earthenware painted underglaze in blue, yellow, olive-green, brown and grey

Legal notes

Dr J. W. L. Glaisher Bequest

Place(s) associated

  • Bristol ⪼ Somerset ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1928) by Glaisher, J. W. L., Dr


19th Century, Early#
George IV
Production date: dated AD 1822

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: M*A/1822
  • Location: Above and below the bung hole
  • Method of creation: Painted in blue
  • Type: Inscription

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.1114-1928
Primary reference Number: 71337
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 16 August 2017 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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