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Coffee pot: M.5-2016

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Object information

Current Location: In storage


Silversmith: Boulton, Matthew (Possibly)




Silver-plated copper (Sheffield plate) with wooden handle


History note: Lent to the Museum in 2012 by Mrs Olive M. Ward

Legal notes

Given from the estate of the late Olive and Peter Ward

Measurements and weight

Height: 24.5 cm
Length: 2.5 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Birmingham ⪼ Warwickshire ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (2016-01-25) by Ward, Olive and Peter, from the estate of


18th Century, Late-19th Century, Early#
After 1784 CE - Before 1825 CE

School or Style


Components of the work

Handle composed of wood
Body And Cover composed of copper silver
Foot Diameter 10.3 cm

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: two flowerheads
  • Location: On base
  • Method of creation: Struck
  • Type: Maker's mark
  • Text: 1/197-6
  • Location: On base
  • Method of creation: Engraved
  • Type: Scratch marks

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Identification numbers

Accession number: M.5-2016
Primary reference Number: 208645
Former loan number: AAL.5-2012
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Audit data

Created: Tuesday 26 April 2016 Updated: Thursday 7 November 2019 Last processed: Thursday 7 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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