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Mount: M.5B-1965

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Maker: Unknown




Silver mount decorated with face (Apollo?) surrounded by laurel wreath, sun rays, and other foliage. Formerly attached to M.5-1965

Legal notes

Bequeathed by S.E. Prestige

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 10.3 cm
Height: 0.5 cm
Length: 10.3 cm

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1965) by Prestige, Sidney Ernest


Late 18th century
George III
Circa 1770 CE - 1780 CE


This mount is one of six which were attached to the William Dutton Longcase Equaton Regulator, M.5-1965, but were removed as unsuitable additions.

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Identification numbers

Accession number: M.5B-1965
Primary reference Number: 156377
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 8 May 2015 Last processed: Wednesday 11 January 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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