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One of a pair of matched sauceboats: MAR.M.17A-1912

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Titles

One of a pair of matched sauceboats

Maker(s)

Willaume II, David (Silversmith)

Description

Silver; the oval body beneath a scrolled rim; standing on an oval pedestal foot; with cast double scroll handle (a pair with MAR.M.17B-1912)

Notes

History note: Not known before Charles Brinsley Marlay, London

Legal notes

C.B. Marlay Bequest

Measurements and weight

Weight: 590 g
Weight: 18 :19 oz : dwt

Place(s) associated

  • London

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Mid 18th Century
George II
1745 CE - 1746 CE

School or Style

Rococo

Components of the work

To Top Of Handle Height 15.5 cm Height 6⅛ in
From Lip To Handle Width 21.8 cm Width 8½ in
Border Bowl Foot Handle

Materials used in production

Silver

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: leopard's head crowned

  • Location: On the base
  • Method of creation: Struck
  • Type: Hallmark

Inscription present: lion passant

  • Text: lion passant
  • Location: On the base
  • Method of creation: Struck
  • Type: Hallmark
  • Text: k
  • Location: On the base
  • Method of creation: Struck
  • Type: Hallmark
  • Text: DW
  • Location: On the base
  • Method of creation: Struck
  • Type: Maker's mark

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Identification numbers

Accession number: MAR.M.17A-1912
Primary reference Number: 140648
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 11 August 2016 Last processed: Friday 21 May 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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