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Sugar sifter

Date:
1868–69
Culture:
British, London
Medium:
Silver, parcel-gilt
Dimensions:
Height: 6 5/8 in. (16.8 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Silver
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Samuel P. Avery, 1897
Accession Number:
97.2.12
Not on view
Marking: [1] leopard's head (London assay office mark);
[2] lion passant (English quality mark for sterling);
[3] N, possibly (London date letter for 1868–69, struck twice; the front of the letter N is finished and is not part of an M);
[4] queen's head (duty mark);
[5] H L / H L below (maker's mark).
Mrs. Samuel P. Avery (until 1897; to MMA)
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