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One of a pair of preserve pots: M.62.2 & A-1961

Object information

Current Location: In storage


one of a pair of preserve pots


Silversmith: Joubert, François




Silver: the circular U-shaped body stands on three scroll legs, and has a swing handle. On the front is engraved a trophy of gardening emblems. The cover is almost flat and is engraved with three thread-edge borders (with M.62.1 & A-1961)


History note: Not known before testator, Louis C.G. Clarke, MA, LL.D., Cambridge

Legal notes

L.C.G. Clarke Bequest, 1960

Measurements and weight

Weight: 128 g
Weight: 4:2 oz:dwt

Place(s) associated

  • Paris ⪼ France

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1960) by Clarke, Louis Colville Gray


Late 18th century
Louis XVI
1784 - 1785


François Joubert flourished 1749-1793

Components of the work

To Handle On Cover Height 7.8 cm Height 3⅛ in
Across Handle Width 8.5 cm Width 3¼ in

Materials used in production


References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: M.62.2 & A-1961
Primary reference Number: 160128
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 17 December 2015 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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