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Catchpole: M.3-1945

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Catchpole with serrated jaws, 17th century.


History note: Bought from Fentons & Sons on the advice of J.G. Mann

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1945-03-03) by Clarke, Louis Colville Gray


17th Century
Circa 1600 - 1700

Materials used in production


Techniques used in production

Casting (process) : Cast

Identification numbers

Accession number: M.3-1945
Primary reference Number: 19450
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 11 January 2023 Last processed: Wednesday 11 January 2023

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

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