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Spoon: MAR.M.138-1912

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Silversmith: Unknown

Entities

Categories

Description

Silver-gilt and enamel; oval gilt bowl with rat-tail; short gilt stem and tapering cylindrical handle enamelled with red and yellow flowers

Silver-gilt and enamel; the oval gilt bowl has on the back a short rat-tail. There is a short gilt cylindrical stem before the tapering cylindrical handle, which is decorated with enamels in relief, depicting red and white flowers with yellow centres and green leaves on a white ground with blue scrolls and ribbons.

Notes

History note: Not known before testator

Legal notes

C.B. Marlay Bequest

Measurements and weight

Length: 16 cm
Length: 6ΒΌ in

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

17th Century, Late
1680 CE - 1700 CE

Note

There are two small marks, which are not legible

Components of the work

Handle composed of copper?
Surface composed of enamel
Bowl composed of silver
Gross Weight 33 g Weight 1:1 oz:dwt

Identification numbers

Accession number: MAR.M.138-1912
Primary reference Number: 163233
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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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