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Cream jug: MAR.M.14-1912

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Maker(s)

Bateman, Peter (Silversmith)
Bateman, Ann (Silversmith)

Description

Silver; helmet-shaped body standing on a circular pedestal foot on square base; with loop reeded handle, the body with applied reeded rim above a border of bright-cut engraved decoration; the foot with bright-cut and reeded boders

Notes

History note: Not known before Charles Brinsley Marlay, London

Legal notes

C.B. Marlay Bequest

Measurements and weight

Weight: 154 g
Weight: 5:18 oz:dwt

Place(s) associated

  • London ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Late 18th century
George III
1791 - 1792

School or Style

Neoclassical

Components of the work

To Top Of Handle Height 16 cm Height 6 1/4 in
From Lip To Handle Width 13.5 cm Width 5 1/4 in
Body Decoration

Materials used in production

Silver

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: leopard's head crowned
  • Location: On the base, in the corners
  • Method of creation: Struck
  • Type: Hallmark
  • Text: lion passant
  • Location: On the base, in the corners
  • Method of creation: Struck
  • Type: Hallmark
  • Text: monarch's head
  • Location: On the base, in the corners
  • Method of creation: Struck
  • Type: Hallmark
  • Text: q
  • Location: On the base, in the corners
  • Method of creation: Struck
  • Type: Hallmark
  • Text: PB over AB
  • Location: On the base, in the corners
  • Method of creation: Struck
  • Type: Maker's mark

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Identification numbers

Accession number: MAR.M.14-1912
Primary reference Number: 119224
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 28 November 2018 Last processed: Friday 21 May 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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