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Dish: M.3-1975

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Maker(s)

Ramsden, Omar (Silversmith)

Description

Silver with applied silver-gilt initial A

Silver, circular with slightly shelving flat rim, concave sides and flat central area which stands on a low foot ring. A silver-gilt floriated inital 'A' is applied to the rim.

Legal notes

Bequeathed by J. Thompson in memory of his wife, Adeline Thompson

Measurements and weight

Weight: 820 g
Weight: 26: 7 oz: dwt

Place(s) associated

  • London ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1975) by Thompson, J

Dating

Second quarter of 20th century
1931 - 1932

School or Style

Arts and Crafts (movement)

Components of the work

Initial Letter composed of gold Initial

Materials used in production

Silver

Techniques used in production

Raising (metal forming process)

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: OMAR RAMSDEN ME FECIT
  • Location: On back of rim, beneath the hallmarks
  • Method of creation: Engraved
  • Type: Maker's inscription
  • Text: leopard's head
  • Location: On back of rim
  • Method of creation: Struck
  • Type: Hallmark
  • Text: lion passant
  • Location: On back of rim
  • Method of creation: Struck
  • Type: Hallmark
  • Text: q
  • Location: On back of rim
  • Method of creation: Struck
  • Type: Hallmark
  • Text: OM
  • Location: On back of rim
  • Method of creation: Struck
  • Type: Maker's mark

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Identification numbers

Accession number: M.3-1975
Primary reference Number: 157607
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 24 August 2018 Last processed: Thursday 8 April 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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