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Dish: M.8-2007

Object information

Current Location: Courtyard

Maker(s)

Silversmith: Welch, Robert

Entities

Categories

Description

Silver, parcel-gilt; the wide rim decorated with close-set gilt pellets on a gilt ground within plain borders; the reverse engraved with the inscription ‘THE GIFT OF THE MASTER AND FELLOWS OF CHURCHILL COLLEGE 1960-1970 • W.D. ARMSTRONG •’ encircling the College arms.

Notes

History note: Given to the testator by Churchill College

Legal notes

Bequeathed by Dr W.D. Armstrong, 2006

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 42.2 cm
Diameter: 16⅝ in
Height: 5.3 cm
Height: 2⅛ in
Weight: 3730 g
Weight: 119:19 oz:dwt

Place(s) associated

  • Birmingham ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (2007-11-19) by Armstrong, W.D., Dr

Dating

20th Century, third quarter#
Elizabeth II
Production date: AD 1970

People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

Decoration composed of gold
Inscription

Materials used in production

Silver

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: THE GIFT OF THE MASTER AND FELLOWS OF CHURCHILL COLLEGE 1960-1970 • W.D. ARMSTRONG
  • Location: On the base round the centre
  • Method of creation: Engraved
  • Type: Inscription

Inscription present: in a rectangular cartouche

  • Text: RW
  • Location: On the underside of the rim
  • Method of creation: Struck
  • Type: Maker's mark
  • Text: anchor
  • Location: On the underside of the rim
  • Method of creation: Struck
  • Type: Hallmark
  • Text: lion passant
  • Location: On the underside of the rim
  • Method of creation: Struck
  • Type: Hallmark
  • Text: V
  • Location: On the underside of the rim
  • Method of creation: Struck
  • Type: Date letter

Identification numbers

Accession number: M.8-2007
Primary reference Number: 157609
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Wednesday 13 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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