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Jug: C.170-2015

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Glasshouse: Unidentified English glasshouse (Possibly)




Clear lead-glass, blown, and decorated with white and blue enamel. The jug stands on a flat, circular foot with a pontil mark in the centre. It has a bulbous lower part, a tall slender neck and a projecting lip. The applied loop handle is thicker at the top than at the lower end, which has a tooled double kick. The whole body is decorated with loops of opaque white enamel over which are wavy blue sloping horizontal bands of translucent blue enamel. The handle is undecorated.


History note: Howard Phillips, 11a Henrietta Place, London, from whom purchased in December, 1987; 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: 20.7 cm
Width: 13.5 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


Early 19th Century
George III
Circa 1800 CE - 1820 CE

School or Style

Nailsea type

People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

Decoration composed of enamel ( opaque white and translucent blue)
Foot Diameter 8.9 cm

Materials used in production

clear Lead-glass

Techniques used in production

Blowing : Clear lead-glass, blown, and decorated with opaque white enamel loops and translucent blue enamel wavy horizontal lines; applied handle with tooled lower end

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: small rectangular white paper stick-on label

  • Text: 66
  • Location: On base
  • Method of creation: Hand-written in black ink
  • Type: Label

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.170-2015
Primary reference Number: 206912
Old object number: 66
Entry form number: 648
Old loan number: AAL.172-2006
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Audit data

Created: Tuesday 3 November 2015 Updated: Tuesday 12 June 2018 Last processed: Monday 15 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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