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Dumfries Silver Collection

Joseph Walker Hinchsliffe

Fish slice, fiddle pattern

Period:
19th Century
Description:

Maker’s mark: “HINCH / LIFFE” (impressed)

Assay marks: tree, lion rampant (Glasgow)

Date mark: “D” (1822)

Duty mark: head of George IV

 

Fish slices first appeared on dinner tables in about 1760. The pierced blade allowed the cooking juices to drain.

Materials/Media:
silver
Dimensions:
length 310mm, width (blade) 72mm, length (blade) 157mm
Source:
Dumfries Museum & Camera Obscura
Accession number:
DUMFM:1999.23.1
Digital Number:
DMSW040a, DMSW040b
Copyright:
Dumfries & Galloway Council


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