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Goblet: C.234-2015

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Glasshouse: Unknown




Clear glass goblet, cut and gilded. The ovoid bowl is covered externally with gold waving foliage, and has a narrow horizontal band, and a broad band of gilding round the rim. The stem has six facets and a knop with six facets, each cut with a pyramid.
The circular foot is cut on the underside with a sunburst, and has a narrow and a broad gold band round the edge.


History note: 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

Measurements and weight

Height: 27.6 cm
Length: 11.7 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


Second half of 19th Century
After 1850 - Before 1899

People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

Rim composed of gilt
Stem, Knop

Materials used in production

clear Glass

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.234-2015
Primary reference Number: 206959
Entry form number: 648
Old loan number: AAL.264-2006
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Audit data

Created: Tuesday 3 November 2015 Updated: Wednesday 1 February 2017 Last processed: Monday 15 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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