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Mug: M.42-1961

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Silversmith: Grundy, William

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Description

Silver; plain baluster body on a circular moulded foot; with cast, leaf-capped hollow handle; the interior gilt; engraved on the base 'S' over 'IE'

Notes

History note: Not known before testator

Legal notes

L.C.G. Clarke Bequest, 1960

Measurements and weight

Weight: 385 g
Weight: 12:7 oz: dwt

Place(s) associated

  • London ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1960-12-13) by Clarke, Louis Colville Gray

Dating

Mid 18th Century
George II
1752 - 1753

Components of the work

Top Of Handle Height 12.3 cm Height 4 7/8 in
Handle To Rim Width 14 cm Width 5 1/2 in
Body
Foot And Handle
Initials

Materials used in production

Silver

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: 'S' over 'IE'
  • Location: On the base
  • Method of creation: Engraved
  • Type: Initials
  • Text: leopard's head crowned
  • Location: On the base
  • Method of creation: Struck
  • Type: Hallmark
  • Text: lion passant
  • Location: On the base
  • Method of creation: Struck
  • Type: Hallmark
  • Text: r
  • Location: On the base
  • Method of creation: Struck
  • Type: Hallmark
  • Text: WG
  • Location: On the base
  • Method of creation: Struck
  • Type: Maker's mark

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Identification numbers

Accession number: M.42-1961
Primary reference Number: 119252
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 28 November 2018 Last processed: Thursday 8 April 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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