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Bottle label from cruet: M.4.9-1948

Object information

Current Location: Mezzanine Landing


bottle label from cruet


Silversmith: IW




Silver; shaped rectangular label inscribed WORCESTER (with five glass bottles with silver pierced lids and three bottle tickets, see M.4-1948, M.4.1-1948, M.4.2 & A-1948, M.4.3 & A-1948, M.4.4 & A-1948, M.4.5 & A-1948, M.4.6 & A-1948, M.4.7-1948 and M.4.8-1948)

Legal notes

Given by C.D. Rotch Esq.

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Place(s) associated

  • London ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1948-04-16) by Rotch, Claude Dickason


19th Century, Mid#
William IV
1836 - 1837

School or Style

Rococo Revival

Components of the work


Materials used in production


Techniques used in production


Inscription or legends present

  • Location: Centre front
  • Method of creation: Engraving
  • Type: Inscription
  • Text: IW
  • Location: On back of label
  • Method of creation: Struck
  • Type: Maker's mark

Inscription present: monarch's head

  • Location: On back of label
  • Method of creation: Struck
  • Type: Hallmark

Inscription present: lion passant

  • Location: On back of label
  • Method of creation: Struck
  • Type: Hallmark
  • Text: A
  • Location: On back of label
  • Method of creation: Struck
  • Type: Hallmark

Identification numbers

Accession number: M.4.9-1948
Primary reference Number: 157583
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 11 August 2016 Last processed: Wednesday 30 August 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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