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Wine taster: AAL.106-2009

Object information

Awaiting location update

Maker(s)

Assayed: Unknown

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Description

Embossed and chased with stylised tulips and dotted borders; with simple wire handles. Pricked initials on rim "M C" above "R S". The Maker's Mark is H.B. conjoined with Mullet below.

Legal notes

Lent by Jonathan Gray of The Bill Gray Collection

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 7 cm
Height: 2.5 cm

Place(s) associated

  • London ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Loan (2009) by Gray, Jonathan

Dating

Commonwealth
17th Century
Production date: circa AD 1658

Materials used in production

Silver

Techniques used in production

Embossing
Chasing

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: The maker's mark seems to be HB but this is unclear.

  • Type: Hallmark
  • Text: H.B. conjoined with Mullet below
  • Type: Maker's mark
  • Text: "M C" above "R S"
  • Location: Rim
  • Method of creation: Pricked
  • Type: Initials

Identification numbers

Accession number: AAL.106-2009
Primary reference Number: 185887
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Audit data

Created: Friday 25 November 2011 Updated: Tuesday 21 June 2022 Last processed: Monday 25 July 2022

Associated departments & institutions

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

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