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Silver sauce boat with hooved feet

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An image of Sauce boat. H?, silversmith, Ireland, Dublin. Oval with wavy edged rim; the sides undecorated; standing on three cast legs with trefoil capitals, knuckles, and hoof feet; with double scroll flying handle, the base scratch engraved with the initials ‘MM’ and ‘5:4½’ for 5 oz 4 ½ dwt. Silver, height, to top of handle, 8.2 cm, width, from lip to handle, 16 cm, weight, overall, 170 g, circa 1760.

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Sauce boat. H?, silversmith, Ireland, Dublin. Oval with wavy edged rim; the sides undecorated; standing on three cast legs with trefoil capitals, knuckles, and hoof feet; with double scroll flying handle, the base scratch engraved with the initials ‘MM’ and ‘5:4½’ for 5 oz 4 ½ dwt. Silver, height, to top of handle, 8.2 cm, width, from lip to handle, 16 cm, weight, overall, 170 g, circa 1760.

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  • Accession Number: MAR.M.33-1912
  • Photograph copyright © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
  • Aperture: f/1.0
  • Camera: NIKON D70
  • Photographer name: Michael Jones
  • Image height: 790 pixels
  • Image width: 1024 pixels
  • Processed with: Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5.4 (Windows)
  • Filesize: 103.63kB
  • Exposure time: 1/60
  • Captured: 2007:06:28 11:20:02

Key words

18th Century capitals cast engraved engraving feet Fitz_AA foot Georgian handle handled hoof hooves initial initialled initials Irish oval raised sauce boat sauce-boat sauceboat scrolled scrolls service ware serving piece Silver silverware spout spouted tableware three-legged trefoil

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rgb(138,142,144), rgb(45,42,37), rgb(181,181,180), rgb(75,60,50), rgb(214,205,197), rgb(96,80,63), rgb(85,86,83), rgb(109,95,88), rgb(127,111,96), rgb(196,196,204), rgb(196,204,203)

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