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Cover and cup: AAL.114-2009

Object information


Cook, Erasmus (Silversmith)


Cover (paten) - a plain paten, Mark - Fleur de Lys for Bury St Edmunds.
The bell-shaped body with slightly everted lip, encircled below the lip with a band of hit-and-miss decoration; laddered collars at the base of the bowl and joining the spool stem to a spreading domed foot with flat edge. A single fleur-de-lys on the lip.

Legal notes

Lent by Jonathan Gray of The Bill Gray Collection

Measurements and weight

Diameter (cover): 8.6 cm
Height (cover): 0.95 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Bury St. Edmunds ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

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


Elizabeth I
16th century
Production date: circa AD 1568

Materials used in production


Identification numbers

Accession number: AAL.114-2009
Primary reference Number: 185895
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Audit data

Created: Friday 25 November 2011 Updated: Wednesday 25 September 2019 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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