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Waiter: MAR.M.5-1912

Object information

Current Location: Gallery 26 (Lower Marlay)


Silversmith: Jones, Robert I




Silver; circular; slightly cinquefoil; the bead edged rim interspersed with five flowerheads; the centre undecorated; standing on three claw and ball feet


History note: Unknown before Charles Brinsley Marlay, London

Legal notes

C.B. Marlay Bequest

Measurements and weight

Weight: 170 g
Weight: 5:10 oz:dwt

Place(s) associated

  • London ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1912) by Marlay, Charles Brinsley


Late 18th century
George III
1774 - 1775

School or Style


Components of the work

Across The Rim Diameter 13.7 cm Diameter 5 3/8 in

Materials used in production


Inscription or legends present

  • Text: leopard's head crowned
  • Location: On the underside
  • Method of creation: Struck
  • Type: Hallmark

Inscription present: sterling standard silver

  • Text: lion passant
  • Location: On the underside
  • Method of creation: Struck
  • Type: Standard mark
  • Text: T
  • Location: On the underside
  • Method of creation: Struck
  • Type: Hallmark
  • Text: RI
  • Location: On the underside
  • Method of creation: Struck
  • Type: Maker's mark

References and bibliographic entries

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Identification numbers

Accession number: MAR.M.5-1912
Primary reference Number: 119219
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 30 June 2016 Last processed: Friday 21 May 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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