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Spoon: MAR.M.166-1912

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Maker(s)

Unknown (Carver)

Description

Ivory; circular bowl carved with a coat of arms, the large finial of a woman holding a distaff

Ivory; the almost circular bowl is incised on the front with a shell, the back is carved with a coat-of-arms and crest within scrolled mantling. The handle is incised with two bands of husks or overlapping scales within thread borders. It terminates in a large carved finial of a woman in 17th century German dress holding a distaff

Notes

History note: Not known before Charles Brinsley Marlay, London

Legal notes

C.B. Marlay Bequest

Measurements and weight

Length: 21 cm

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

17th Century
Circa 1600 CE - Circa 1700 CE

School or Style

German

People, subjects and objects depicted

Materials used in production

Ivory

Techniques used in production

Carving : The ivory was carved.
Incising

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Identification numbers

Accession number: MAR.M.166-1912
Primary reference Number: 166856
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Saturday 14 March 2020 Last processed: Friday 21 May 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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