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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1999.306.8
People
Herbert, Samuel, and Co., British (1750 - )
Title
Fish Slice
Classification
Tools and Equipment
Work Type
tool/equipment
Date
1768-1769
Places
Creation Place: Europe, United Kingdom, England, London
Period
George III (1760-1820)
Culture
British, English
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/187398
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Silver, fruitwood
Dimensions
34.9 cm, 164 g (13 3/4 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • hallmark: on reverse, struck: Lion passant, leopard's head, date letter and maker's mar
  • maker's mark: on reverse, struck: H / S [pellet] H / B [Samuel Herbert & Co., Grimwade, no. 2545]
  • inscription: on reverse, engraved: GS
Provenance
David Berg, New York, bequest; to the Fogg Museum, 1999.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Bequest of David Berg
Accession Year
1999
Object Number
1999.306.8
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Christopher Hartop, British and Irish Silver in the Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University Art Museums/Yale University Press (Cambridge, Mass. and New Haven, 2007), pp. 158-159, cat. no. 141, repr. p. 158, details repr. p. 158.

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