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Meat skewer: M/P.1-1940

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Silversmith: Pittar, John

Entities

Categories

Description

Silver; a simple ring terminal with flared shoulders above the flat, tapering blade

Notes

History note: Unknown before Professor W.W. Buckland

Legal notes

Given by W.W. Buckland

Measurements and weight

Length: 31.9 cm
Length: 12 1/2 in
Weight: 68 g
Weight: 2:4 oz/dwt

Place(s) associated

  • Dublin ⪼ Ireland

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1940) by Buckland, W.W.

Dating

18th Century, Late
George III
1789 CE - 1790 CE

Materials used in production

Silver

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: JP
  • Location: At the top of the blade
  • Method of creation: Struck
  • Type: Maker's mark
  • Text: Hibernia
  • Location: At the top of the blade
  • Method of creation: Struck
  • Type: Hallmark
  • Text: harp crowned
  • Location: At the top of the blade
  • Method of creation: Struck
  • Type: Hallmark
  • Text: R
  • Location: At the top of the blade
  • Method of creation: Struck
  • Type: Hallmark

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: M/P.1-1940
Primary reference Number: 157297
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 15 July 2020 Last processed: Wednesday 13 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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