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Bowl: M.9-2005

Object information

Maker(s)

Ramsden & Carr (Silversmith)
Ramsden, Omar (Silversmith)
Carr, Alwyn (Silversmith)

Description

Silver bowl with hammered surface and embossed and chased inscription: NATHANIEL WILLIAM LAWRENCE HIS BOWL FROM HIS GODFATHER EDWARD THOMAS MOSHITER APRIL 20 1908 followed by a briar rose

Silver; the low circular has a moulded lip ring, bombé sides and a slightly rounded bottom. It sits on a low collet foot with moulded foot ring. Below the rim embossed and chased in relief in Arts and Crafts style lettering is the inscription: 'NATHANIEL WILLIAM LAWRENCE HIS BOWL FROM HIS GODFATHER EDWARD THOMAS MOSHITER APRIL 20 1908' followed by a briar rose on a stem with two lateral shoots each bearing three leaves. The underside of the base is engraved 'OMAR RAMSDEN & ALWYN CARR MADE ME'

Notes

History note: Given to the donor's brother by his godfther, Edward Thomas Moshiter, 20 April 1908; inherited by the donor

Legal notes

Given by Mrs Lesley Lewis

Measurements and weight

Height: 5.2 cm
Height: 2 in
Weight: 175 g
Weight: 5:12 oz:dwt

Place(s) associated

  • London ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (2005-07-13) by Lewis, Lesley, Mrs

Dating

Early 20th century
Edwardian
1908 CE - 1909 CE

School or Style

Arts and Crafts (movement)

Components of the work

Rim Diameter 12 cm Diameter 4¾ in
Foot Diameter 7.6 cm Diameter 3 in
Bowl Inscription

Materials used in production

Silver

Techniques used in production

Raised (metal forming process) : Silver, with hammered surface and embossed and chased inscription

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: stylised Arts and Crafts lettering

  • Text: NATHANIEL WILLIAM LAWRENCE HIS BOWL FROM HIS GODFATHER EDWARD THOMAS MOSHITER APRIL 20 1908
  • Location: Round the outer edge, just below the rim
  • Method of creation: Embossed and chased
  • Type: Inscription
  • Text: OMAR RAMSDEN & ALWYN CARR MADE ME
  • Location: On the underside of the base, just within the collet foot
  • Method of creation: Engraved
  • Type: Inscription

Inscription present: RN & CR in rounded oblong outline

  • Location: On base
  • Method of creation: Struck
  • Type: Makers' mark

Inscription present: lion passant

  • Location: On base
  • Method of creation: Struck
  • Type: Hallmark

Inscription present: leopard's head

  • Location: On base
  • Method of creation: Struck
  • Type: Hallmark
  • Text: m
  • Location: On base
  • Method of creation: Struck
  • Type: Hallmark

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: M.9-2005
Primary reference Number: 118885
Entry form number: 631
Stable URI

Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 28 November 2018 Last processed: Wednesday 24 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

Citation for print

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2022) "Bowl" Web page available at: https://collection.beta.fitz.ms/id/object/118885 Accessed: 2022-05-19 03:01:18

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