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Dish: M.3-1975

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Ramsden, Omar (Silversmith)


Silver with applied silver-gilt initial A

Silver, circular with slightly shelving flat rim, concave sides and flat central area which stands on a low foot ring. A silver-gilt floriated inital 'A' is applied to the rim.

Legal notes

Bequeathed by J. Thompson in memory of his wife, Adeline Thompson

Measurements and weight

Weight: 820 g
Weight: 26: 7 oz: dwt

Place(s) associated

  • London ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1975) by Thompson, J


Second quarter of 20th century
1931 - 1932 1932

School or Style

Arts and Crafts (movement)

Components of the work

Initial Letter: composed of gold Initial:

Materials used in production


Techniques used in production

Raising (metal forming process)

Inscription or legends present

  • Location: On back of rim, beneath the hallmarks
  • Method of creation: Engraved
  • Maker's inscription
  • Text: leopard's head
  • Location: On back of rim
  • Method of creation: Struck
  • Hallmark
  • Text: lion passant
  • Location: On back of rim
  • Method of creation: Struck
  • Hallmark
  • Text: q
  • Location: On back of rim
  • Method of creation: Struck
  • Hallmark
  • Text: OM
  • Location: On back of rim
  • Method of creation: Struck
  • Maker's mark

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Identification numbers

Accession number: M.3-1975
Primary reference Number: 157607
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 24 August 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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