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Ciborium: NAV.5-1933

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Production: Shorey, John




Pewter ciborium and cover (container) with turned finial. Engraved script initials MB.
The lid is struck on the inside with a crowned X and maker's mark for John Shorey (bird on a rose) and this is also on the side of the body. As well as a bird in a shield and I.S in shaped cartouche.

Legal notes

A.F. de Navarro Bequest

Measurements and weight

Height: 19.1 cm

Place(s) associated

  • London ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1933) by Navarro, Mary Anderson de, Madame Navarro, J. M. de


Early 18th Century
1700 - 1750

Materials used in production


Techniques used in production

Struck (metalworking)

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: NAV.5-1933
Primary reference Number: 125175
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 30 June 2016 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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