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Spoon: MAR.M.182-1912

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Silversmith: Unknown
Carver: Unknown

Entities

Categories

Description

Agate and silver spoon. The oval bowl and flat handle, which broadens towards the pointed terminal, are carved of translucent grey agate with red veins. They are joined with silver ferrule.

Notes

History note: Not known before Charles Brinsley Marlay, London

Legal notes

C.B. Marlay Bequest

Measurements and weight

Length: 12.7 cm

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

17th Century#
Circa 1600 CE - Circa 1700 CE

Components of the work

Bowl, Handle composed of agate
Ferrule composed of silver

Identification numbers

Accession number: MAR.M.182-1912
Primary reference Number: 166885
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 28 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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