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Waiter: MAR.M.4-1912

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Silversmith: Abercromby, Robert

Entities

Categories

Description

Silver; the circular waiter with shaped hexagonal moulded rim, stands on three scroll legs with hoof feet

Legal notes

C.B. Marlay Bequest

Measurements and weight

Weight: 230 g
Weight: 7:8 oz:dwt

Place(s) associated

  • London ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1912) by Marlay, Charles Brinsley

Dating

18th Century, Early#
George II
1735 CE - 1736 CE

School or Style

Rococo

Components of the work

Across Rim Diameter 15.8 cm Diameter 6ΒΌ in
To Rim Height 2.5 cm Height 1 in
Legs

Materials used in production

Silver

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: leopard's head crowned

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

Inscription present: lion passant

  • Location: On the underside of the base
  • Method of creation: Struck
  • Type: Standard mark
  • Text: V
  • Location: On the underside of the base
  • Method of creation: Struck
  • Type: Date letter

Inscription present: 'RA' with crown above

  • Text: RA
  • Location: On the underside of the base
  • Method of creation: Struck
  • Type: Maker's mark

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: MAR.M.4-1912
Primary reference Number: 119218
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 30 June 2016 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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