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Pair of spoons: M.6A & B-2013

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Pair of spoons


Silversmith: Ladyman, John (Possibly)




A pair of silver rat-tail trefid spoons, the back of the handles scratch engraved with the initials L / A * P, probably for the owners


History note: Mr P. R. Glazebrook, Jesus College, Cambridge CB5 8BL

Legal notes

Given by Mr P. R. Glazebrook

Place(s) associated

  • London ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (2013-10-14) by Glazebrook, P.R., Mr


Late 17th Century
William III and Mary II
William III (1750-1702)
Dated 1693 CE - 1694 CE

Materials used in production


Inscription or legends present

  • Text: I. L over a mullet in a wavy-edged shield-shaped cartouche
  • Method of creation: Struck
  • Type: Maker's mark
  • Method of creation: Struck
  • Type: Hallmark
  • Text: L/A*P
  • Location: Back of the handles
  • Type: Inscription

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: M.6A & B-2013
Primary reference Number: 197651
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Audit data

Created: Wednesday 5 February 2014 Updated: Tuesday 25 June 2019 Last processed: Monday 15 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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