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One of a pair of wine coolers: M.12 & A & B-1982

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Object information

Current Location: Gallery 26 (Lower Marlay)

Titles

one of a pair of wine coolers

Maker(s)

Silversmith: Storr, Paul
Retailer: Rundell, Bridge and Rundell

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Description

Silver with embossed, cast and chased ornament and engraved crests and arms of Walter, 18th Earl of Ormonde and his wife

Silver with embossed, cast and chased ornament and engraved crests and armorials. Comprising body, detachable rim, and liner. Urn-shaped, standing on four acanthus, scrolll and shell feet on octagonal bases; two ribbed handles, ornamented with shells flanked by leaves, each springing from two maned lion's masks. The lower part of the body is gadrooned; the edges of the shoulder and collar are knurled. The body is engraved twice with the arms of Walter, 18th Earl of Ormonde and his wife Anna Maria Catherine (née Price-Clarke). The detachable gadroon edged rim is engraved twice with the Ormonde crest. The cylindrical liner is engraved once with the Ormonde crest. (One of a pair with M.13 & A & B-1982)

Notes

History note: Walter, 18th Earl of Ormonde, created First Marquess of Ormonde, 1816; by descent to the Most Honourable James Arthur Norman Butler, Sixth Marquess of Ormonde (d. 1971)

Legal notes

Allocated by the Minister for the Arts from objects accepted in lieu of capital taxes from the estate of the Most Honourable James Arthur Norman Butler, Sixth Marquess of Ormonde

Measurements and weight

Height: 23.5 cm
Height: 9½ in
Weight: 4160 g
Weight: 133 : 15 oz : dwt
Width: 33.5 cm
Width: 13⅛ in

Place(s) associated

  • London ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Allocated (1982) by Minister for the Arts

Dating

Early 19th Century
George III
1808 CE - 1809 CE

School or Style

Neoclassical

Components of the work

Arms And Crests
Body
Decoration
Handles And Feet

Materials used in production

Silver

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: COMME JE TROUVE
  • Location: Within the mantling of the coat-of-arms
  • Method of creation: Engraved
  • Type: Motto

Inscription present: leopard's head

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

Inscription present: lion passant

  • Location: On base, rim, and liner
  • Method of creation: Struck
  • Type: Hallmark
  • Text: N
  • Location: On base, rim and liner
  • Method of creation: Struck
  • Type: Hallmark

Inscription present: monarch's head

  • Location: On base, and liner
  • Method of creation: Struck
  • Type: Hallmark
  • Text: P.S
  • Location: On base, rim, and liner
  • Method of creation: Struck
  • Type: Maker's mark

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Identification numbers

Accession number: M.12 & A & B-1982
Primary reference Number: 119264
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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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