Skip to main content

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

Acquisition and important dates

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


18th Century, Late
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.

Materials used in production


Techniques used in production


Related exhibitions

Identification numbers

Accession number: M.5B-1965
Primary reference Number: 156377
Stable URI

Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 8 May 2015 Last processed: Wednesday 13 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

Citation for print

This record can be cited in the Harvard Bibliographic style using the text below:

The Fitzwilliam Museum (2024) "Mount" Web page available at: Accessed: 2024-07-14 14:15:34

Citation for Wikipedia

To cite this record on Wikipedia you can use this code snippet:

{{cite web|url= |title=Mount |author=The Fitzwilliam Museum|accessdate=2024-07-14 14:15:34|publisher=The University of Cambridge}}

API call for this record

To call these data via our API (remember this needs to be authenticated) you can use this code snippet:

Sign up for updates

Updates about future exhibitions and displays, family activities, virtual events & news. You'll be the first to know...