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One of a pair of a matched pair of casters: MAR.M.16.2 & A-1912

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

One of a pair of a matched pair of casters

Maker(s)

Silversmith: Johnson, Glover

Entities

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Description

Silver, octagonal with baluster body and the domed pierced cover

Silver; the slim octagonal baluster-shaped body stands on a stepped spreading foot. The pull-off high domed cover has a stepped border belneath two bands of piercing, which are intersected by a narrow girdle; above is an octagonal urn-shaped finial. (with MAR.M.16.2 & A)

Notes

History note: Not known before Charles Brinsley Marlay, London

Legal notes

C.B. Marlay Bequest

Measurements and weight

Weight: 250 g
Weight: 8 oz

Place(s) associated

  • London ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1912-06-18) by Marlay, Charles Brinsley

Dating

18th Century, Early#
1717 CE - 1718 CE

Components of the work

To Top Of Finial Height 18.2 cm Height 7¼ in
Base Width 6.9 cm Width 2¾ in
Decoration
Finial

Materials used in production

Silver

Techniques used in production

Seaming
Folding (process)

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Britannia

  • Location: On rim of body
  • Method of creation: Struck
  • Type: Hallmark
  • Text: lion's head erased
  • Location: On rim of body and cover
  • Method of creation: Struck
  • Type: Hallmark
  • Text: B
  • Location: On rim of body
  • Method of creation: Struck
  • Type: Hallmark
  • Text: Io
  • Location: On rim of body
  • Method of creation: Struck
  • Type: Maker's mark

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: MAR.M.16.2 & A-1912
Primary reference Number: 157573
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 7 November 2019 Last processed: Thursday 7 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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