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Spoon: MAR.M.124-1912

Object information

Current Location: Mezzanine Landing

Maker(s)

Silversmith: Unknown

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Description

Silver; large circular bowl on a long handle which splays towards the shaped diagonal terminal. The back of the handle is inscribed 'Achabius. Haremar 1712'.

Silver; the large dropped circular bowl is on a long handle which splays towards the shaped diagonal terminal. The back of the bowl is engraved with an acanthus leaf. The lower part of the handle is engraved with two narrow bands of decoration either side of a short tiangular section. The top part of the handle is engraved with two flowers between which is stamped an arquebus (a pun on the owner's name). The back of the handle is inscribed 'Achabius. Haremar 1712'.

Notes

History note: Not known before testator

Legal notes

C.B. Marlay Bequest

Measurements and weight

Length: 20.3 cm
Length: 8 in
Weight: 53 g
Weight: 1:14 oz:dwt

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1912-06-18) by Marlay, Charles Brinsley

Dating

18th Century, Early#
Production date: circa AD 1712

Components of the work

Bowl
Decoration
Handle
Inscription

Materials used in production

Silver

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Achabius. Haremar 1712
  • Location: On the back of the handle
  • Method of creation: Engraved
  • Type: Inscription

Identification numbers

Accession number: MAR.M.124-1912
Primary reference Number: 163180
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 15 July 2020 Last processed: Thursday 7 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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