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Title:

one of a pair of spoons

Maker(s) &
Production:

Davenport, Isaac, silversmith, England, London

Collection:

C. B. Marlay

Category(s):

silver; flatware

Name:

spoon

Other Name(s):

tablespoon
Hanoverian pattern tablespoon

Date:

1715 1716

Period(s):

first quarter of 18th century; George I

Description:

silver; Hanoverian pattern tablespoon; the handle initialled 'M' over 'IM'.

Technique(s):

forging (metal forming); whole
engraving; initials

Material:

silver; whole

Dimension(s):

length, overall, 19.7, cm
length, overall, 19.7, cm
weight, whole, 71, g

Acquisition:

bequeathed; 1912; Marlay, Charles Brinsley

Provenance:

not known before testator

Acquisition Credit:

C.B. Marlay Bequest

Inscription(s):

initials; on the top of the handle; engraved; 'M' over 'I*M'; owner's initials
hallmark; on the lower half of the handle; struck; v; London date letter for 1715-16
hallmark; on the lower half of the handle; struck; lion's head erased; London, used with Britannia standard silver
hallmark; on the lower half of the handle; struck; Britannia; Britannia standard silver (95.8% pure)
maker's mark; on the lower half of the handle; struck; DA; 'DA' in a shaped cartouche with two pellets above and a star below; Isaac Davenport

Documentation:

Grimwade, Arthur G.. 1976. London Goldsmiths, 1697-1837: Their marks and lives, from original registers at Goldsmiths' Hall and other sources.London: Faber & Faber
Ref: for maker's mark see p. 42, no. 432, and p. 485

Related Object:

MAR.M.15B-1912; one of a pair of tablespoons

Accession:

Object Number: MAR.M.15A-1912
(Applied Arts)
(record id: 140644; input: 2007-09-10; modified: 2017-02-21)

Permanent
Identifier:

http://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/140644





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