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Beaker: MAR.M.45-1912

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Current Location: In storage


Stenglin, Philipp (Silversmith)


Silver, parcel-gilt; tall with sloping cylindrical sides and flared rim; the lower border and foot embossed with spiral stop flutes between graduated scales.

Silver, parcel-gilt. The silver sloping cylindrical sides flaring at the top with a narrow silver-gilt border and moulded rim mount. Three-quarters of the way down the body there is a broad band of silver-gilt embossed and chased spiral stop flutes between graduated scales . The domed foot is similarly decorated.


History note: Not known before testator

Legal notes

C.B.Marlay Bequest

Measurements and weight

Weight: 397 g
Weight: 12 : 15 oz : dwt

Place(s) associated

  • Augsburg ⪼ Germany

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1912-06-18) by Marlay, Charles Brinsley


Early 18th Century
1708 CE - 1710 CE


Philipp Stenglin flourished from 1693 to his death in 1744

Components of the work

Surface composed of gold Rim Diameter 11.8 cm Diameter 4⅝ in
Base Diameter 9.5 cm Diameter 3¾ in
To Rim Height 18.6 cm Height 7⅜ in

Materials used in production


Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: a pine cone

  • Location: On the underside of the base
  • Method of creation: Struck
  • Type: Town mark
  • Text: PS
  • Location: On the underside of the base
  • Method of creation: Struck
  • Type: Maker's mark

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Identification numbers

Accession number: MAR.M.45-1912
Primary reference Number: 160099
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 7 November 2019 Last processed: Friday 21 May 2021

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

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