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One of a set of four bowls: M.10C-1991

Object information

Titles

One of a set of four bowls

Maker(s)

Alexander, Philip Frederick (Silversmith)

Description

Silver with hammered surface and embossed and chased border of leaves

Silver, with hammered surface, and embossed, chased, and matted decoration. Circular bowl with vertical rim above convex sides narrowing to a flat circular base. The whole with hammered decoration and, beneath the rim, a narrow border of embossed and chased stylised leaves on a matted ground.

Notes

History note: Not known before testator, H.S. Reitlinger (d. 1950); the Reitlinger Trust, Maidenhead

Legal notes

Bequeathed by Henry Scipio Reitlinger, 1950. Transferred from the Reitlinger Trust, 1991

Measurements and weight

Weight: 320 g
Weight: 10: 4 oz: dwt

Place(s) associated

  • London ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1950) by Reitlinger, Henry Scipio

Dating

Early 20th century
Edward VII
1904 - 1905 1905

School or Style

Arts and Crafts (movement)

Components of the work

Across Rim: Diameter 13.5 cm Diameter 5½ in
Across Base: Diameter 7 cm Diameter 2¾ in
To Rim: Height 8.9 cm Height 3½ in
Border: Decoration:

Materials used in production

Silver

Techniques used in production

Raising (metal forming process)

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: 'P.F.A.' in on oval cartouche

  • Text: P.F.A.
  • Location: On the base
  • Method of creation: Struck
  • Maker's mark
  • Text: i
  • Location: On the base
  • Method of creation: Struck
  • Hallmark

Inscription present: lion passant

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

Inscription present: leopard's head

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

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: M.10C-1991
Primary reference Number: 157648
Packing number: SIL 838 C
Stable URI

Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 15 July 2020 Last processed: Wednesday 31 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

Citation for print

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