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Spoon: M.66-1930

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Silversmith: Unknown

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Description

Silver-gilt; the circular bowl is is attached to an flat tapering handle with facetted sides. The waisted and knopped finial is surmounted by a ball surrounded by four leaves. The upper side of the base of the handle is engraved with foliage within strapwork. The back of the handle is initialled 'DI'.

Notes

History note: Frank Smart Collection

Legal notes

Given by T.J.G. Duncanson, M.A., 1930

Measurements and weight

Length: 18.5 cm
Length: 7ΒΌ in
Weight: 48 g
Weight: 1:11 oz

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1930-02-15) by Duncanson, T. J. G.

Components of the work

Surface composed of gilt
Bowl
Decoration
Handle

Materials used in production

Silver

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: DI
  • Location: On the back of the handle
  • Method of creation: Engraved
  • Type: Initials

Inscription present: 'B' in an oval punch

  • Location: On the back of the bowl
  • Method of creation: Struck
  • Type: Town mark?

Identification numbers

Accession number: M.66-1930
Primary reference Number: 163237
Old object number: M.2-1930
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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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