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Spoon: MAR.M.94-1912

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Silversmith: CB

Entities

Categories

Description

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.

Notes

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

Dating

19th Century, Late#
1880 CE - 1910 CE

Note

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

People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

Bowl
Finial

Materials used in production

Silver

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

Citation for print

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