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Beaker: M.6-2016

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Current Location: In storage


Ashbee, Charles Robert (Silversmith)


Silver beaker with hammered surface. The foot is pierced, chased, and set with unbroken amethysts.
Maker's mark and London hallmarks


History note: Lent to the museum in 2005 by Oliver and Peter Ward.

Legal notes

Given from the estate of the late Olive and Peter Ward

Place(s) associated

  • London ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (2016) by Ward, Olive and Peter, from the estate of


20th century
Victoria I
After 1900 CE - Before 1901 CE

School or Style

Arts and Crafts (movement)

Components of the work

Decoration composed of amethyst Foot Surface

Materials used in production


Inscription or legends present

  • Type: Maker's mark
  • Text: London hallmarks
  • Type: Hallmark

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Identification numbers

Accession number: M.6-2016
Primary reference Number: 208646
Entry form: 623
Old object number: AAL.6-2005
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Created: Tuesday 26 April 2016 Updated: Wednesday 20 February 2019 Last processed: Thursday 8 April 2021

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

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