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Table bell: M.47-1961

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Silversmith: Unknown

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Description

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

Notes

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

Dating

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

Note

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

Silver

References and bibliographic entries

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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