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Spoon: M.3-1990

Object information

Current Location: Mezzanine Landing


Silversmith: Hubbald, Edward (Possibly)
Silversmith: Harrison, Edward (Possibly)


  • Spoon
  • laceback spoon
  • trefid spoon



Silver; oval bowl with rat-tail; flat handle with trefid terminal; decorated on the back of the bowl and front of the handle with stamped scrolls or 'lace'

Silver; the oval bowl has on the back a long ribbed rat-tail, either side of which are stamped scrolls or 'lace' . The flat handle terminates in a slightly upcurved trefid which is stamped with scrolls or 'lace'. The back of the terminal is prick engraved 'S.P' over 'W.P'


History note: Mrs Charles Edward Mudie (née Pawling) and by descent to the donors

Legal notes

Given by Mrs Veronica Sankaran, Mrs Angela Yaffe, and Mr Stephen Tillyard

Measurements and weight

Length: 20.2 cm
Length: 8 in
Weight: 46 g
Weight: 1:9 oz:dwt

Place(s) associated

  • London ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1990-04-30) by Sankaran, Veronica, Mrs Yaffe, Angela, Mrs Tillyard, Stephen


17th Century, Late
Circa 1680 CE - 1697 CE

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Identification numbers

Accession number: M.3-1990
Primary reference Number: 163176
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 15 July 2020 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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