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Spoon: MAR.M.107-1912

Object information

Current Location: Mezzanine Landing

Maker(s)

Silversmith: Unknown

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Description

Silver; the oval bowl is engraved on the front with a thread-edged border and stylised flower. The tapering curved handle has a finial in the form of a grotesque head.

Silver; the oval bowl is attached to the handle with a long rat's tail. The handle, which is lozenge-shaped in cross section, is slightly curved, and has a finial in the form of a gotesque head wearing a tall scrolled hat. The front of the bowl is engraved with a thread-edged border enclosing a stylised flower.

Notes

History note: Not known before testator

Legal notes

C.B. Marlay Bequest

Measurements and weight

Length: 1.5 cm
Length: 6⅛ in
Weight: 34 g
Weight: 1.2 oz:dwt

Acquisition and important dates

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

Note

The spoon bears one mark, which is illegible.

Components of the work

Bowl
Decoration
Finial

Materials used in production

Silver

Identification numbers

Accession number: MAR.M.107-1912
Primary reference Number: 163141
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 20 May 2021 Last processed: Friday 21 May 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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