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Sauce boat: MAR.M.33-1912

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Silversmith: H?

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Description

Silver; oval with wavy edged rim; the sides undecorated; standing on three cast legs with trefoil capitals, knuckles, and hoof feet; with double scroll flying handle, the base scratch engraved with the initials ‘MM’ and ‘5:4½’ for 5 oz 4 ½ dwt.

Notes

History note: Unknown before Charles Brinsley Marlay, London

Legal notes

C.B. Marlay Bequest

Measurements and weight

Weight: 170 g
Weight: 5:9 oz/dwt

Place(s) associated

  • Dublin ⪼ Ireland

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Mid 18th Century
George II or George III
Production date: circa AD 1760

Components of the work

To Top Of Handle Height 8.2 cm Height 3 3/8 in
From Lip To Handle Width 16 cm Width 6 1/4 in
Body
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: H?
  • Location: On the base
  • Method of creation: Struck
  • Type: Maker's mark

Identification numbers

Accession number: MAR.M.33-1912
Primary reference Number: 133728
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 17 December 2018 Last processed: Friday 21 May 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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