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Spoon: MAR.M.134-1912

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Silversmith: Linderoth, E

Entities

Categories

Description

Silver, parcel-gilt; the oval bowl has a short flat handle with attached chain

Silver, parcel-gilt; the oval bowl has a short flat handle. Each side of the handle has three lobes which are drilled with holes. Four of the holes have silver-gilt rings which hold a chain. The centre of the handle has an applied gilt rib with flattened spiral fluting. The front of the bowl has an engraved and gilt border.

Notes

History note: Not known before testator

Legal notes

C.B. Marlay Bequest

Measurements and weight

Length: 11 cm
Length: 4⅜ in
Weight: 49 g
Weight: 1:11 oz:dwt

Place(s) associated

  • Stockholm ⪼ Sweden

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

19th Century, Mid#
Production date: AD 1849

Note

Probably made for the Lapp market

Components of the work

Part Of Surface composed of gilt
Bowl
Decoration
Handle
Rib

Materials used in production

Silver

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: E. LINDEROTH
  • Location: On the front of the handle
  • Method of creation: Struck
  • Type: Maker's mark

Inscription present: two crowns over another crown, on a striped ground, in a trefoil-shaped cartouche

  • Location: On the front of the handle
  • Method of creation: Struck
  • Type: Standard mark
  • Text: T4
  • Location: On the front of the handle
  • Method of creation: Struck
  • Type: Date letter

Inscription present: unidentifiable

  • Location: On the front of the handle
  • Method of creation: Struck
  • Type: Town mark?

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: MAR.M.134-1912
Primary reference Number: 163229
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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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