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Vase: C.13-1975

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Designer: Dresser, Christopher
Glassworks: James Couper & Sons (Uncertain)
Glassworks: Thomas Webb & Sons (Uncertain)




Green glass, with square body, long cylindrical neck surmounted by a wide flat rim. 'Clutha' type glass.


History note: Michael Whiteway, Kensington Church Street, London

Legal notes

Given by the Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum

Measurements and weight

Height: 38.0 cm
Width: 12.5 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Glasgow ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1975-04-24) by The Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum


19th Century, Late#
Production date: circa AD 1888


The vase resembles one designed by Christopher Dresser and made by James Couper & Sons Glasgow, in the 1880s, but it is pobably an imitation produced by Thomas Webb and Sons under the name 'Old Roman'.

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Materials used in production


References and bibliographic entries

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.13-1975
Primary reference Number: 27105
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Thursday 7 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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