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Sauce boat: MAR.M.32-1912

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Maker(s)

W? (Silversmith)

Description

Silver; the large, deep oval bowl has a gadroon edged border; it stands on three cast and chased scroll legs with ornate shell capitals and scroll feet and has a chased leaf-capped triple scroll handle. The sides are chased and engraved with scrolls, leaves, flowers, matted diaperwork, scalework and a vacant cartouche on one side, all of which is later and thought to date from c. 1870.

Notes

History note: Unknown before Charles Brinsley Marlay, London

Legal notes

C.B. Marlay Bequest

Measurements and weight

Weight: 560 g
Weight: 18 oz

Place(s) associated

  • Dublin ⪼ Ireland

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1912) by Marlay, Charles Brinsley

Dating

Mid 18th Century
George II
Production date: circa AD 1750

School or Style

Rococo

Components of the work

To Top Of Handle Height 15.5 cm Height 6 1/8 in
From Lip To Handle Width 22.5 cm Width 8 7/8 in
Body Decoration Handle Legs

Materials used in production

Silver

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: harp crowned
  • Location: On the base
  • Method of creation: Struck
  • Type: Hallmark
  • Text: Hibernia
  • Location: On the base
  • Method of creation: Struck
  • Type: Hallmark
  • Text: W in an apple-shaped cartouche
  • Location: On the base
  • Type: Maker's mark

Identification numbers

Accession number: MAR.M.32-1912
Primary reference Number: 133715
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 21 October 2020 Last processed: Friday 21 May 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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