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Table bell: M.47-1961

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Unknown (Silversmith)


Silver; of traditional bell form with reeded borders and baluster handle


History note: Not known before testator

Legal notes

L.C.G. Clarke Bequest, 1960

Measurements and weight

Height: 11.2 cm
Height: 4½ in
Weight: 170 g
Weight: 5: 9 oz: dwt

Acquisition and important dates

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


Early-mid 18th century
George I or George II
Production date: circa CE 1725


No legible maker's mark or hallmarks, but three illegible marks are struck inside the bell

Components of the work

Bell: Clapper: Handle:

Materials used in production


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Identification numbers

Accession number: M.47-1961
Primary reference Number: 140600
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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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