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Silver dish, by Gilbert Marks

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An image of Silver dish. Marks, Gilbert Leigh (British, 1861-1905). The dish was raised and the lizards and foliage embossed and chased. The lizards have a small piece of silver seamed under the jaw and neck, which allows the head to stand proud of the dish. The background to the dish is spot hammered. Height to rim 5 cm (variable), diameter (across rim) 42 cm, 1898-1899. Arts and Crafts movement.

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Silver dish. Marks, Gilbert Leigh (British, 1861-1905). The dish was raised and the lizards and foliage embossed and chased. The lizards have a small piece of silver seamed under the jaw and neck, which allows the head to stand proud of the dish. The background to the dish is spot hammered. Height to rim 5 cm (variable), diameter (across rim) 42 cm, 1898-1899. Arts and Crafts movement.

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  • Accession Number: M.18-1980
  • Photograph copyright © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
  • Aperture: f/22.0
  • Focal length: 50
  • Camera: Hasselblad H3DII-31
  • Photographer name: Amy Jugg
  • Image height: 861 pixels
  • Image width: 1024 pixels
  • Processed with: Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5.4 (Windows)
  • Filesize: 146.72kB
  • Exposure time: 1/60
  • ISO Speed: 100
  • Fnumber: 22/1

Key words

19th Century Arts and Crafts British chased dish embossed English Fitz_AA foliage Gilbert Leigh Marks Gilbert Marks hammered leaves lizards reptiles Silver silverware Victorian

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