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Spoon: MAR.M.94-1912

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Silversmith: CB




Silver; the circular bowl has a broad flat cast stem attached to the twisted handle and a cast finial. The stem is decorated on the front with a female term. The cast finial has on the front a winged cherub's mask.


History note: Not known before testator

Legal notes

C.B. Marlay Bequest

Measurements and weight

Length: 18.1 cm
Length: 7⅛ in
Weight: 41 g
Weight: 1:6 oz:dwt

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1912) by Marlay, Charles Brinsley


19th Century, Late#
1880 CE - 1910 CE


This combined spoon and fork was accessioned as 16th or 17th century but may be a late 19th or beginning of 20th century pastiche. The marks have not been identified but may be pseudo Dutch hallmarks for the 17th century

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Identification numbers

Accession number: MAR.M.94-1912
Primary reference Number: 162942
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 20 May 2021 Last processed: Thursday 7 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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