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Cup from a christening set


George Adams ; Chawner & Co. ; J. Turner



Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location On view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, G350
Cup from a christening set, George Adams      ;    Chawner & Co.      ;    J. Turner
Cup from a christening set: Gallery Label - Current
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Medium: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects, Metalwork | Silver, gilt
Size: 4 in. (10.16 cm)
Creation Place: Europe, England
Culture: Europe, England
Style: 19th century
Inscriptions: Mark; InscriptionReserves on the body of the cup and rim of the dish are engraved: [TO ALBERT VICTOR ARTHUR WELLESLEY FROM HIS GODMOTHER Victoria R September 10 1865]. Reserves on the handles of the knife, fork, and spoon are engraved with the initia MarksCup fully marked on underside and also stamped with [399]. Dish fully marked on underside of rim. Knife fully marked on blade. Fork fully marked on one prong. Spoon fully marked on back of bowl.
Physical Description: Christening set (George Adams), silver gilt, stored in own case; individual dims on cat. card (bowl, plate, knife, fork and spoon)
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of funds from the Decorative Arts Council
Accession Number: 82.3.1
Artist: George Adams, English, active 1840-1883
Role: Designer
Nationality: English (London)
Life Dates: English, active 1840-1883

Artist: Chawner & Co., London, dates unknown
Role: Manufacturer
Nationality: London
Life Dates: London, dates unknown

Artist: J. Turner, London, dates unknown
Role: Retailer
Nationality: London
Life Dates: London, dates unknown
Added to Site: February 28, 2009