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Porrò: C.202-2015

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Glasshouse: Unknown




Bubbly yellowish-green glass, blown, with attached upward-slanting spout.


History note: Oxfam, St Andrews, Fife, where purchased in January, 1993, by Sir Ivor Batchelor, CBE; Sir Ivor and Lady Batchelor, St Andrew's Fife; Sir Ivor died on 24 April 2005; on loan since 2006 (Syndicate of 30 January)

Legal notes

Sir Ivor and Lady Batchelor Bequest through The Art Fund

Measurements and weight

Height: 20 cm
Width: 18.5 cm

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (2015-04-27) by Batchelor, Ivor, Sir and Lady


20th century
Circa 1900 CE - 1990 CE

People, subjects and objects depicted

Materials used in production

yellowish-green Glass

Techniques used in production

Blowing : Blown yellowish-green glass with attached spout

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.202-2015
Primary reference Number: 206866
Entry form number: 648
Old loan number: AAL.204-2006
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Audit data

Created: Tuesday 13 October 2015 Updated: Wednesday 4 March 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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