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Caster

Maker:
Charles Le Roux (baptized 1689–1745)
Date:
ca. 1730
Geography:
Made in New York, New York, United States
Culture:
American
Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
Overall: 6 15/16 x 2 5/8 in. (17.6 x 6.7 cm); 8 oz. 16 dwt. (273.1 g) Foot: Diam. 2 5/16 in. (5.9 cm) Body: H. 4 in. (10.2 cm); 6 oz. 2 dwt. (189.5 g) Cover: H. 3 1/2 in. (8.9 cm); 2 oz. 14 dwt. (83.6 g)
Classification:
Silver
Credit Line:
Purchase, Mr. and Mrs. Marshall P. Blankarn Gift, 1966
Accession Number:
66.101a, b
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 704
Inscription: engraved on body in interlaced script: JML (This looks later)

Marking: marked on body below rim: C [pellet] LR (conjoined) (in oval)
Said to have been made for a member of the Livingston family; sold to [“a lady—from New Jersey?”] at Montgomery Livingston’s “Wrongside” House tag sale, near Kingston, NY, 1961-2; sold to George Scheiner; sold to the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY, 1966.
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