Skip to main content

Spoon: MAR.M.130-1912

Object information

Current Location: Gallery 11 (20th Century)


Silversmith: Unknown




Silver; circular bowl engraved on the front with scrolling foliage on a striated ground. The short cylindrical handle with moulded girdle and foliate finial.

Silver; the circular bowl is attached to a short cylindrical handle. There is a baluster-shaped knop at the junction with the bowl, a moulded girdle in the middle of the handle, and an ornate foliate finial. The front of the bowl is engraved with scrolling foliage on a striated ground; the back is engraved with a shield enclosing the initals and date 'C.I' over '1688' over '11.S.IV'


History note: Not known before testator

Legal notes

C.B. Marlay Bequest

Measurements and weight

Length: 14.8 cm
Length: 5⅞ in
Weight: 38 g
Weight: 1:4 oz:dwt

Acquisition and important dates

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

Components of the work


Materials used in production


Identification numbers

Accession number: MAR.M.130-1912
Primary reference Number: 163226
Stable URI

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

Citation for print

This record can be cited in the Harvard Bibliographic style using the text below:

The Fitzwilliam Museum (2024) "Spoon" Web page available at: Accessed: 2024-06-25 09:21:16

Citation for Wikipedia

To cite this record on Wikipedia you can use this code snippet:

{{cite web|url= |title=Spoon |author=The Fitzwilliam Museum|accessdate=2024-06-25 09:21:16|publisher=The University of Cambridge}}

API call for this record

To call these data via our API (remember this needs to be authenticated) you can use this code snippet:

Sign up for updates

Updates about future exhibitions and displays, family activities, virtual events & news. You'll be the first to know...