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Part of set with a ewer: M.11-1982

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Part of set with a ewer

Maker(s)

Silversmith: Rodrigues, João (Possibly)

Entities

Categories

Description

Silver-gilt; embossed and chased with spiral fluting and rocaille decoration.

Silver-gilt: with embossed and chased ornament and engraved crest. Circular with shaped edge. In the centre, a raised oval cartouche is engraved with the Ormonde crest beneath the coronet of a Marquis, surrounded by embossed and chased rocaille and floral ornament. Spiral fluting radiates from the cartouche to the rim which is embossed and chased with a border of rocaille, scrolls and floral ornament on a matted ground. (with M.10-1982 and M.10A-1982)

Notes

History note: Walter Butler, 18th Earl of Ormonde, created 1st Marquis of Ormonde, 1816, and by descent in the Ormonde family.

Legal notes

Allocated by the Minister for the Arts from the list of objects accepted in lieu of capital taxes from the estate of the Most Honourable James Arthur Norman Butler, 6th Marquis of Ormonde

Measurements and weight

Weight: 915 g
Weight: 19:8 oz:dwt

Place(s) associated

  • Porto ⪼ Portugal

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Allocated (1982-06-19) by the estate of James Butler, 6th Marquis of Ormonde

Dating

Third quarter of 18th century
José I
1761 CE - 1768 CE

Note

João Rodrigues recorded between 1761-1808

School or Style

Rococo

People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

Surface composed of gilt
To Rim Height 4.5 cm Height 1¾ in
Across Rim Width 34.7 cm Width 13⅝ in
Crest
Decoration

Materials used in production

Silver

Techniques used in production

Raising : The basin was raised, and the ornament was embossed and chased, with the crest and cornonet engraved.

References and bibliographic entries

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Identification numbers

Accession number: M.11-1982
Primary reference Number: 119327
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 12 June 2019 Last processed: Friday 11 November 2022

Associated departments & institutions

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

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