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Hot water jug: MAR.M.38-1912

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Silversmith: West, Matthew




Silver; Classical urn-shaped jug standing on a tall trumpet-shaped foot; the body with waisted neck; the hinged domed cover with ball knop; the handle of wood


History note: Unknown before Charles Brinsley Marlay, London

Legal notes

C.B. Marlay Bequest

Measurements and weight

Weight: 480 g
Weight: 15.9 oz

Place(s) associated

  • Dublin ⪼ Ireland

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed by Marlay, Charles Brinsley


Production date: circa AD 1900 : the jug was made circa 1900; into this were inserted hallmarks for Dublin 1792 with the maker's mark of Matthew West


Matthew West's mark with the Dublin hallmarks for 1792 were inserted into the side of a jug made circa 1900. The cover also bears a Dublin hallmark of circa 1900.

School or Style


Components of the work

Handle composed of Bakelite (TM)
Body And Cover composed of silver
To The Top Of The Ha Height 27 cm Height 10¾ in
From Handle To Lip Width 15 cm Width 6 in

References and bibliographic entries

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Identification numbers

Accession number: MAR.M.38-1912
Primary reference Number: 119214
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 7 November 2019 Last processed: Friday 11 November 2022

Associated departments & institutions

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

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