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One of a pair of salt cellars: M/P.2-1941

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

one of a pair of salt cellars

Maker(s)

Designer: Spencer, Edward (designer)
Silversmith: Artificers' Guild Ltd.

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Description

Silver, low circular bowl with thread-edged border; standing on a fluted knop above a slightly domed circular foot with milled edge (with M/P.3-1941)

Notes

History note: Not known prior to gift

Legal notes

Given by the Contemporary Art Society, Arts and Crafts Branch

Measurements and weight

Height: 5 cm
Height: 2 in
Weight: 88 g
Weight: 2:18 oz: dwt
Width: 7 cm
Width: 2 3/4 in

Place(s) associated

  • London ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1941-11-20) by Contemporary Art Society

Dating

20th Century, second quarter#
George V
1934 - 1935

School or Style

Arts and Crafts (movement)

Components of the work

Bowl And Foot

Materials used in production

Silver

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: leopard's head
  • Location: On side of bowl
  • Method of creation: Struck
  • Type: Hallmark
  • Text: lion passant
  • Location: On side of bowl
  • Method of creation: Struck
  • Type: Hallmark

Inscription present: gothic lower case

  • Text: t
  • Location: On side of bowl
  • Method of creation: Struck
  • Type: Hallmark
  • Text: 'As Gd' over 'Ld' in a shield shaped cartouche
  • Location: On side of bowl
  • Method of creation: Struck
  • Type: Maker's mark
  • Text: a circular punch containing 'EDWARD SPENCER' around '?EL'
  • Location: Underside of base
  • Method of creation: Struck
  • Type: Designer's mark

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Identification numbers

Accession number: M/P.2-1941
Primary reference Number: 157574
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 20 February 2019 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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