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Tablespoon

Maker:
John Pittar (entered 1778)
Date:
1780
Culture:
Irish, Dublin
Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
9 1/2 in. (24.1 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Silver
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Samuel P. Avery, 1897
Accession Number:
97.2.11
Not on view
Inscription: Motto: Try

Marking: [1] Hibernia seated, in ellipse;
[2] crowned harp;
[3] in long shield, date letter for 1780;
[4] JP in oblong cartouche, maker's mark for John Pittar, ent. 1778 (Jackson, 1921, p. 613)
Mrs. Samuel P. Avery (until 1897; to MMA)
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