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Goblet: M.10-2005

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Current Location: In storage


Ramsden & Carr (Silversmith)
Ramsden, Omar (Silversmith)
Carr, Alwyn (Silversmith)


Silver; with hammered surface and embossed and chased decoration and inscriptions: 'TO LESLEY' and 'FROM HER GODFATHER C.S. GORDON CLARK APRIL 1909'

Silver; the low circular bowl has bombé sides and a slightly everted rim. It is supported by a trumpet-shaped foot with six applied volutes at the top. The foot has an applied rope border set in from the edge, and is embossed and chased with a circle of fruiting vine. The lower part of the stem is embossed with ‘TO LESLEY’ and below is engraved ‘FROM HER GODFATHER C.S. GORDON CLARK APRIL 1909’ .


History note: Commissioned by the donor's godfather as a Christening gift

Legal notes

Given by Mrs Lesley Lewis

Measurements and weight

Height: 10.6 cm
Height: 4¼ in
Weight: 140 g
Weight: 4:10 oz:dwt

Place(s) associated

  • London ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (2005-06-13) by Lewis, Lesley, Mrs


Early 20th century
Edward VII
Production date: AD 1909

School or Style

Arts and Crafts (movement)

Components of the work

Foot Diameter 8.3 cm Diameter 3¼ in
To Rim Diameter 8 cm Diameter 3⅛ in
Inscription Surface

Materials used in production


Techniques used in production

Raising (metal forming process) : Silver, with hammered surface, embossed and chased decoration, and embossed, and engraved inscriptions

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: TO LESLEY
  • Location: On the lower part of the stem
  • Method of creation: Embossed and chased
  • Type: Inscription
  • Location: On the upper part of the foot
  • Method of creation: Flat chased
  • Type: Inscription
  • Location: Underneath the base
  • Method of creation: Engraved
  • Type: Makers' inscription

Inscription present: in rounded oblong outline with the N and R slightly raised and underlined

  • Text: RN & OR
  • Location: On side of bowl
  • Method of creation: Struck
  • Type: Makers' mark
  • Text: lion passant
  • Location: On side of bowl
  • Method of creation: Struck
  • Type: Hallmark
  • Text: leopard's head
  • Location: On side of bowl
  • Method of creation: Struck
  • Type: Hallmark
  • Text: o
  • Location: On side of bowl
  • Method of creation: Struck
  • Type: Hallmark

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Identification numbers

Accession number: M.10-2005
Primary reference Number: 118886
Entry form number: 631
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 28 November 2018 Last processed: Thursday 8 April 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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