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One of a pair of beakers: M.9B-2007

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

one of a pair of beakers

Maker(s)

Silversmith: Welch, Robert

Entities

Categories

Description

Silver; cylindrical with everted rim, the interior gilt (with M.9A-2007)

Notes

History note: Uncertain before testator

Legal notes

Bequeathed by Dr W.D. Armstrong, 2006

Measurements and weight

Height: 10.4 cm
Height: 4¼ in
Weight: 228 g
Weight: 7:7 oz:dwt

Place(s) associated

  • London ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

20th Century, third quarter#
Elizabeth II
1973 CE - 1974 CE

Components of the work

Interior composed of gold
Across Base Diameter 6.1 cm Diameter 2⅜ in
Across Rim Diameter 7.5 cm Diameter 3 in

Materials used in production

Silver

Techniques used in production

Raising : Silver, spun and raised, with gilt interior

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: RW
  • Location: On the exterior below the rim
  • Method of creation: Struck
  • Type: Maker's mark

Inscription present: lion passant

  • Location: On the exterior below the rim
  • Method of creation: Struck
  • Type: Hallmark

Inscription present: leopard's head

  • Location: On the exterior below the rim
  • Method of creation: Struck
  • Type: Hallmark
  • Text: s
  • Location: On the exterior below the rim
  • Method of creation: Struck
  • Type: Hallmark

Identification numbers

Accession number: M.9B-2007
Primary reference Number: 157611
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 16 June 2023 Last processed: Wednesday 13 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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