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Vase: C.232-2015

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Maker(s)

Probably Unknown (Glasshouse)

Description

Transparent bluish-green glass , blown with applied thick and thin spirally-trailed threads round the neck. The vase stands on a circular foot. The bulbous lower part rises into a cylindrical neck, which expands towards the open mouth. There is a pontil mark in the middle of the base

Notes

History note: Frides Laméris, Nieuwe Spiegelstraat, Amsterdam, from who purchased by Mrs Enid Phillips on behalf of Sir Ivor Batchelor December 1996; 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

Diameter: 9.8 cm
Height: 20.3 cm

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

18th/19th Century
Circa 1700 CE - 1899 CE

Note

Formerly attributed to Almeria in southern Spain, and dated to the 17th or 18th century. However, it seems more likely to have been made in Iran, probably 18th century, particularly as it came from a Iranian collection.

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Components of the work

Decoration

Materials used in production

bluish-green Glass

Techniques used in production

Blowing

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.232-2015
Primary reference Number: 206957
Old object number: 105
Entry form number: 648
Old loan number: AAL.234-2006
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Created: Tuesday 3 November 2015 Updated: Wednesday 4 March 2020 Last processed: Thursday 20 January 2022

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

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