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Spoon: M.65-1961

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Silversmith: Jouguet, Claude

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Description

Silver; the large spoon has a fiddle pattern handle with thread edge, and a cast shell at the terminal. The bowl is pierced with a lozenge of quatrefoils surrounded by scrolls within a dot and dash border. The back of the handle is engraved with a crest of a bird.

Notes

History note: Not known before testator, Louis C.G. Clarke, MA, LL.D. (1881-1960), Cambridge

Legal notes

Louis C.G. Clarke Bequst, 1960

Measurements and weight

Length: 31.3 cm
Length: 12⅜ in
Weight: 154 g
Weight: 4:19 oz:dwt

Place(s) associated

  • Paris ⪼ France

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1961-04-27) by Clarke, Louis Colville Gray

Dating

18th Century, Mid
Louis XV
1738 CE - 1739 CE

Note

Claude Jouguet was made master in 1719, and died in 1767.

Components of the work

Bowl
Crest

Materials used in production

Silver

Techniques used in production

Forging (metal forming) : The spoon was forged, the bowl was pierced, and the crest engraved

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Identification numbers

Accession number: M.65-1961
Primary reference Number: 140618
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 8 March 2017 Last processed: Wednesday 13 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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