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Spoon: MAR.M.148-1912

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Woodworker: Unknown

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Description

Fruit wood; the elongated fig-shaped bowl has a cylindrical spirally fluted stem, at the join are two lobes or leaves. The finial is in the form of a scroll supporting a bust of a female grotesque who holds a shield carved with two long knives or leaves.

Notes

History note: Not known before Charles Brinsley Marlay, London

Legal notes

C.B. Marlay Bequest

Measurements and weight

Length: 18.1 cm

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

17th Century, Late-18th Century, Mid
Circa 1650 CE - Circa 1750 CE

School or Style

German

Materials used in production

Wood

Techniques used in production

Carving : The wood was carved

Identification numbers

Accession number: MAR.M.148-1912
Primary reference Number: 166842
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 25 September 2015 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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