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One of a pair of café au lait pots: M.61A-1961

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Current Location: In storage


one of a pair of café au lait pots


Silversmith: Goguelye, Pierre-François




Silver; the oval slightly bombé body stands on a flat base. The flat cover has a berry finial, and sits within a recess in the rim. A chain links the pull-off cover to the leather covered handle. (with M.61B-1961)


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

Legal notes

L.C.G. Clarke Bequest, 1960

Place(s) associated

  • Paris ⪼ France

Acquisition and important dates

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


18th Century, Late
Louis XVI
1787 CE - 1788 CE


Goguelye is also spelt Gogly

Components of the work

Handle composed of leather
To Top Of Handle Height 11.8 cm Height 4⅝ in
Gross Weight 237 g Weight 7:12 oz:dwt
Spout To Handle Width 12 cm Width 4¾ in

Materials used in production


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Identification numbers

Accession number: M.61A-1961
Primary reference Number: 160145
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 17 December 2015 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

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

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