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Milk jug: M/P.3-1937

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Object information

Maker(s)

Taylor, Abraham (Silversmith)

Description

Silver; the helmet-shaped body has fluted sides beneath a reeded rim, and a flat bottom, and a reeded loop handle

Notes

History note: Not known before Charles Horace Wilkinson

Legal notes

C.B. Wilkinson Bequest

Measurements and weight

Weight: 116 g
Weight: 3:15 oz:dwt

Place(s) associated

  • London ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1937-06-21) by Wilkinson, Charles Horace

Dating

Late 18th century
George III
1796 - 1797

School or Style

Neoclassical

Components of the work

To Top Of Handle Height 12 cm Height 4 7/8 in
Lip To Handle Width 11.8 cm Width 4 5/8 in
Body Border

Materials used in production

Silver

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: leopard's head crowned
  • Location: Beneath the lip
  • Method of creation: Struck
  • Type: Hallmark
  • Text: lion passant
  • Location: Beneath the lip
  • Method of creation: Struck
  • Type: Hallmark
  • Text: A
  • Location: Beneath the lip
  • Method of creation: Struck
  • Type: Hallmark
  • Text: monarch's head
  • Location: Beneath the lip
  • Method of creation: Struck
  • Type: Hallmark
  • Text: AT
  • Location: Beneath the lip
  • Method of creation: Struck
  • Type: Maker's mark

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Identification numbers

Accession number: M/P.3-1937
Primary reference Number: 119231
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 28 November 2018 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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