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Cup: MAR.M.1-1912

Object information


Possibly Woodhouse, Ralph (Silversmith)


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


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


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


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

School or Style


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


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

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