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Flask: C.149-2015

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Glasshouse: Unidentified English glasshouse




Clear lead-glass, blown, with applied raspberry prunts and pincered strips. Fish-shaped with a narrow base and a cylindrical neck. On both sides there are three 'raspberry prunts' and down the side edges an applied pincered strip.


History note: Howard Phillips, London, by whom given to Sir Ivor Batchelor in March, 1982; 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

Length: 17.1 cm
Width: 8.3 cm

Acquisition and important dates

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


Late 17th Century
Early 18th Century
William III (1750-1702)
19th century
20th century
Circa 1695 CE - 1705 CE Circa 1800 CE - 1900 CE


This flask was accessioned as late 17th or early 18th century, but the strictly circular form of the prunts probably indicates that it is much later in date.

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Materials used in production


Techniques used in production

Blowing : Clear lead-glass, blown, with applied raspberry prunts and pincered strips.

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: small rectgangular white paper stick-on label

  • Text: 24
  • Location: On base
  • Method of creation: Hand-written in black ink
  • Type: Label

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.149-2015
Primary reference Number: 206898
Old object number: 24
Entry form number: 648
Old loan number: AAL.149-2006
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Audit data

Created: Tuesday 3 November 2015 Updated: Tuesday 4 September 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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