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Spoon: NAV.S.12-1933

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Metal worker: RR

Entities

Categories

Description

Pewter with traces of gilding; broad fig-shaped bowl with narrow flattened ocatagonal stem (stele) with the end cut at a right angle

Notes

History note: A.F. de Navarro

Legal notes

A.F. de Navarro Bequest

Measurements and weight

Length: 16 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1933) by Navarro, Mary Anderson de, Madame and Navarro, J. M. de, MA

Dating

Mid-late 17th Century
Circa 1650 - 1700

Note

The spoon terminates in a right angle, not the more common acute angle, however, the broad fig-shape of the bowl and the narrowness of the stem suggest this spoon is more 'slip top' than 'Puritan'

School or Style

English

Components of the work

Surface composed of gold

Materials used in production

Brass (alloy)

Techniques used in production

Gilding

Identification numbers

Accession number: NAV.S.12-1933
Primary reference Number: 166940
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 24 September 2015 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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