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Jug: C.143-2015

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Glasshouse: Unidentified English glasshouse

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Description

Blown lead-glass with an applied handle

Clear lead-glass, blown in two parts, with an applied handle. The jug stands on a pedestal foot with a wide folded edge. It has a rounded body which contracts slightly below the projecting lip and expands again up to the rim. The handle has a pincered kick at its lower end.

Notes

History note: Howard Phillips, London, from whom purchased in April 1981; Sir Ivor and Lady Batchlor, 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: 14 cm
Width: 14.5 cm

Relative size of this object

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Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Early-18th Century
Queen Anne
Circa 1720 CE - 1740 CE

People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

Foot Diameter 10 cm
Body And Foot
Handle

Materials used in production

clear Lead-glass

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.143-2015
Primary reference Number: 206894
Old object number: 15
Entry form number: 648
Old loan number: AAL.143-2006
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Audit data

Created: Tuesday 3 November 2015 Updated: Tuesday 12 June 2018 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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