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Spoon and fork: MAR.M.147

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Woodworker: Unknown

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Categories

Description

Fruit wood; the carved fork slides into grooves on the back of the spoon's bowl. The shared handle is an arched cylindrical stem carved with acanthus leaves and terminating in a scrolled finial with a grotesque mask on the front.

Notes

History note: Not known before Charles Brinsley Marlay, London

Legal notes

C.B. Marlay Bequest

Measurements and weight

Length: 14 cm

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

17th Century, Late-18th Century#
Circa 1680 - Circa 1780

Materials used in production

Wood

Techniques used in production

Carving : The wood was carved

Identification numbers

Accession number: MAR.M.147
Primary reference Number: 166841
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 25 September 2015 Last processed: Thursday 7 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

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