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Cup: MAR.M.1-1912

Object information

Maker(s)

Possibly Woodhouse, Ralph (Silversmith)

Description

Silver; deep U-shaped bowl with slightly everted rim; a moulded girdle half way down the plain sides; standing on a slightly domed, moulded, cast pedestal foot; with two leaf-capped double scroll cast handles

Notes

History note: Unknown before Charles Brinsley Marlay, London

Legal notes

C.B. Marlay Bequest

Measurements and weight

Weight: 980 g
Weight: 31:10 oz: dwt

Place(s) associated

  • Dublin ⪼ Ireland

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Early 18th Century
George II
Production date: circa AD 1735 : no hallmarks, therefore no date letter

Note

Maker's mark only, but possibly made in Dublin by Ralph Woodhouse

School or Style

Rococo

Components of the work

To Top Of Handles Height 17.8 cm Height 7 in
Across The Handles Width 26.5 cm Width 10 1/2 in
Bowl Foot Handles

Materials used in production

Silver

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: MAR.M.1-1912
Primary reference Number: 157298
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 7 November 2019 Last processed: Friday 21 May 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

Citation for print

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