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Sprinkler bottle: C.10-1985

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Object information

Current Location: Gallery 33


Production: Unknown




Mould-blown, bubbly dark blue-green glass with applied handle and spout. Bulbous body, gadrooned on the underside with narrow cylindrical neck decorated with trailing, above which there is a kink before it flares outwards the rim. Slender upward-curving spout with wings at the mouth. Pincered handle attached to the lower part of the neck and shoulder. Pontil mark on base.

Legal notes

Bequeathed by A.H. Palmer, Esq.

Measurements and weight

Height: 17 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Shiraz ⪼ Persia

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1985) by Palmer, A. H.


18th Century
Circa 1700 CE - 1800 CE

Components of the work


Materials used in production

Blue-green glass

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.10-1985
Primary reference Number: 28050
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 4 December 2020 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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