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Basin: M.34-1961

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Object information

Current Location: Gallery 26 (Lower Marlay)

Maker(s)

Silversmith: Rutty, Daniel

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Description

Silver; the shallow circular dish with slightly domed centre; the broad rim with narrow moulded border, engraved with the arms and crest of the Knightly family

Notes

History note: The Knightly family

Legal notes

L.C.G. Clarke Bequest, 1960

Place(s) associated

  • London ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1960-12-13) by Clarke, Louis Colville Gray

Dating

Mid 17th century
Charles II
1669 CE - 1670 CE

Note

The mark DR, with a coronet above, and a pellet below has been attributed to Daniel Rutty who became free of the Goldsmiths' Company in 1650 having served his apprenticeship of nine years to Roger Stevens. He died before January 1676.

Components of the work

Across The Rim Diameter 44 cm Diameter 17 ¼ in
To Rim Height 7 cm Height 2¾ in
Armorials
Centre

Materials used in production

Silver

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: lion passant
  • Location: On upper side of rim, opposite armorials
  • Method of creation: Struck
  • Type: Hallmark
  • Text: leopard's head crowned
  • Location: On upper side of rim, opposite armorials
  • Method of creation: Struck
  • Type: Hallmark
  • Text: m
  • Location: On upper side of rim, opposite armorials
  • Method of creation: Struck
  • Type: Hallmark

Inscription present: 'DR' with a crown above and a pellet below, in a shaped shield

  • Text: DR
  • Location: On upper side of rim, opposite armorials
  • Method of creation: Struck
  • Type: Maker's mark

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Identification numbers

Accession number: M.34-1961
Primary reference Number: 119248
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Audit data

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

Associated departments & institutions

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

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