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Silver chalice, by Edward Spencer

Image attached to M/P.4-1941

An image of Cup/Chalice. Spencer, Edward (British, 1872-1938). Artificer's Guild, England, London. The sloping cylindrical sides beneath a flared rim finish in an almost flat bottom, which stands on a spiral fluted trumpet-shaped foot on a circular base. The body has an applied reeded girdle between two borders of punched beads. At the base of the bowl is a second applied band engraved with an overlapping ovulo border, which is between two applied rope borders. The top of the foot has six sides, which spiral down and out into a stepped circular base; the top being engraved with a border of three lines above a pair of wavy lines. Silver, with engraved decoration, height, overall, 14.9 cm, diameter, base, 10.2 cm, weight, whole, 315 g, 1935-1936. Arts and Crafts.

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Cup/Chalice. Spencer, Edward (British, 1872-1938). Artificer's Guild, England, London. The sloping cylindrical sides beneath a flared rim finish in an almost flat bottom, which stands on a spiral fluted trumpet-shaped foot on a circular base. The body has an applied reeded girdle between two borders of punched beads. At the base of the bowl is a second applied band engraved with an overlapping ovulo border, which is between two applied rope borders. The top of the foot has six sides, which spiral down and out into a stepped circular base; the top being engraved with a border of three lines above a pair of wavy lines. Silver, with engraved decoration, height, overall, 14.9 cm, diameter, base, 10.2 cm, weight, whole, 315 g, 1935-1936. Arts and Crafts.

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  • Accession Number: M/P.4-1941
  • Photograph copyright © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
  • Aperture: f/22.0
  • Focal length: 80
  • Camera: Hasselblad H3DII-31
  • Photographer name: Amy Jugg
  • Image height: 1025 pixels
  • Image width: 767 pixels
  • Processed with: Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5.4 (Windows)
  • Filesize: 353.78kB
  • Exposure time: 1/60
  • ISO Speed: 100
  • Fnumber: 22/1

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20th Century applied Artificer's Guild Arts and Crafts belts British chalice cup Edward Spencer English engraved engraving Fitz_AA fluted girdle ovulo punched reeded Silver silverware spirals

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