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Spoon: M.67-1930

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Silversmith: Unknown




Silver-gilt; the long fig-shaped bowl is is attached to a handle which is lozenge shaped in section with a small ball finial. The edges of the lozenge are facetted to form a zigzag pattern down the length of the handle. The back of the bowl is engraved with two borders containing three flowerheads and, in the centre, a stylised flowering plant.


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: 77 g
Weight: 2:9 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

Materials used in production


Identification numbers

Accession number: M.67-1930
Primary reference Number: 163238
Old object number: M.2-1930
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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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