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Cruet frame containing five bottles with three bottle labels: M.4.1-1948

Object information

Current Location: Mezzanine Landing

Titles

cruet frame containing five bottles with three bottle labels

Maker(s)

Silversmith: Langford, John II
Silversmith: Sebille, John

Entities

Categories

Description

Silver; cinquefoil base with straight pierced sides

Silver; the cinquefoil base with gadrooned rim above vertical sides pierced with a geometric pattern of intersecting scrolls and leaves. The flat base stands on five cast openwork scroll feet. The five sided central devider is pierced with a geometric pattern, screwed to it is a tall cast handle with scalework sides surmounded by a central loop handle of asymetric scrolls. The front of the stand with applied rococo cartouche containing a crest of a boar's head. (with five glass bottles with silver pierced lids and three bottle tickets, see M.4-1948, M.4.2 & A-1948, M.4.3 & A-1948, M.4.4 & A-1948, M.4.5 & A-1948, M.4.6 & A-1948, M.4.7-1948, M.4.8-1948 and M.4.9-1948)

Notes

History note: Not known before donor

Legal notes

Given by C.D. Rotch Esq.

Measurements and weight

Weight: 980 g
Weight: 31 : 10 oz : dwt

Place(s) associated

  • London ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1948-04-16) by Rotch, Claude Dickason

Dating

18th Century, third quarter#
George III
1765 CE - 1766 CE

School or Style

Rococo

Components of the work

Frame composed of silver
To Top Of Handle Height 26.8 cm Height 10½ in
Across Base Width 18.5 cm Width 7¼ in
Decoration
Feet
Handle

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: 39oz 10dwt
  • Location: On the underside of the base
  • Method of creation: Engraved
  • Type: Weight

Inscription present: leopard's head crowned

  • Location: On the underside of the base
  • Method of creation: Struck
  • Type: Hallmark

Inscription present: lion passant

  • Location: On the underside of the base and on the handle
  • Method of creation: Struck
  • Type: Hallmark
  • Text: k
  • Location: On the underside of the base
  • Method of creation: Struck
  • Type: Hallmark

Inscription present: 'I' over 'JL' over 'S', in a cross-shaped cartouche

  • Text: I JL S
  • Location: On the underside of the base
  • Method of creation: Struck
  • Type: Maker's mark

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: M.4.1-1948
Primary reference Number: 119241
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 11 August 2016 Last processed: Wednesday 13 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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