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Mug: C.214-2015

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Maker(s)

Unknown (Glasshouse)

Description

Blown green glass, with applied brown glass handle and trailing. The mug has a projecting circular foot with a dimpled base and a puntil mark in the centre. The sides slope outwards towards the rim and are decorated on the upper part with a brown spirally-trailed thread. The strap handle tapers towards the lower end which has a kick pressed inwards.

Notes

History note: Howard Phillips, London, from whom purchased in December 1986; 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

Measurements and weight

Height: 11.1 cm
Width: 12.5 cm

Relative size of this object

12.5 cm11.1 cm What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Late 17th-early 18th Century
Circa 1650 CE - 1750 CE

People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

Rim Diameter 9 cm
Body Decoration

Materials used in production

green and brown Glass

References and bibliographic entries

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.214-2015
Primary reference Number: 206939
Old object number: 62
Entry form number: 648
Old loan number: AAL.216-2006
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Audit data

Created: Tuesday 3 November 2015 Updated: Monday 12 July 2021 Last processed: Thursday 20 January 2022

Associated departments & institutions

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

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