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Bottle label from cruet: M.4.8-1948

Object information

Current Location: Mezzanine Landing


bottle label from cruet


Silversmith: IW




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

Legal notes

Given by C.D. Rotch Esq.

Measurements and weight

Width: 3.5 cm
Width: 1⅜ in

Place(s) associated

  • London ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

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


Mid 19th century
1836 - 1837

School or Style

Rococo Revival

Components of the work


Materials used in production


Techniques used in production


Inscription or legends present

  • Text: CHILI
  • 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.4.8-1948
Primary reference Number: 157585
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 11 August 2016 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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