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Spoon: MAR.M.133-1912

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Silversmith: Unknown




Silver, parcel-gilt; large fig-shaped bowl on short hexagonal stem with plaque of a saint and man, and a large crown-shaped finial.

Silver, parcel-gilt; the large fig-shaped bowl is on short tapering hexagonal handle. At the junction of the bowl and handle is an applied gilt plaque of an unknown saint and man. The large gilt finial is in the shape of a crown formed from four applied crosses. In the centre is the cast head of a man. The front of the top of the bowl is gilt and decorated with a gilt ribbon or banner. The back of the bowl is initialled 'ELS' over 'JOD' or 'TOD'.


History note: Not known before testator

Legal notes

C.B. Marlay Bequest

Measurements and weight

Length: 13.2 cm
Length: 5ΒΌ in
Weight: 51 g
Weight: 1:13 oz:dwt

Acquisition and important dates

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


17th Century, Late
1650 CE - 1700 CE

People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

Surface Of Part composed of gilt

Materials used in production


References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: MAR.M.133-1912
Primary reference Number: 163228
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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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