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Spoon: MAR.M.171-1912

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Metal worker: Unknown
Carver: Unknown

Entities

Categories

Description

Mother-of-pearl and gilt metal; mother-of-pearl bowl on a narrow gilt metal handle with female term finial

Mother-of-pearl and gilt metal; the shallow oval mother-of-pearl bowl has a rat-tail carved on the back. It is pinned to a gilt metal narrow stem, which has a cast finial in the form of a female term.

Notes

History note: Not known before Charles Brinsley Marlay, London

Legal notes

C.B. Marlay Bequest

Measurements and weight

Length: 12.6 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

Mannerist

Components of the work

Handle composed of metal
Bowl composed of mother-of-pearl
Surface Of Handle composed of gold

Identification numbers

Accession number: MAR.M.171-1912
Primary reference Number: 166861
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 25 September 2015 Last processed: Friday 21 May 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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