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Jar: C.178-2015

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Current Location: In storage


Glasshouse: Unidentified English glasshouse




Lead-glass jar, blown, moulded, and trailed. The jars stands on a circular foot with ten pincered arcs of irregular size round the edge, and a pontil mark in the centre. The body is of narrow thistle-shape. It has a second gather round the base moulded with wrythen gadrooning. Round the middle there are three trailed bands pinched to create a chain with four links. Below the rim there are three trailed bands.


History note: Howard Phillips, Aylesbury, Bucks., from whom purchased, June, 1990; 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: 13.2 cm

Acquisition and important dates

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


18th Century, Early#
George I
Circa 1690 CE - 1710

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People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

Rim Diameter 7.5 cm
Foot Diameter 8 cm
Lower Part

Materials used in production


Techniques used in production

Blowing : Lead-glass, blown, with a second gather round lower part moulded, and trailed and pincered decoration

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: rectangular white paper stick-on label

  • Text: 83
  • Location: On base
  • Method of creation: Hand-written in black ink
  • Type: Label

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.178-2015
Primary reference Number: 206917
Old object number: 83
Entry form number: 648
Old loan number: AAL.180-2006
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Created: Tuesday 3 November 2015 Updated: Tuesday 20 June 2023 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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