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Ladle

Maker:
Possibly by Thomas Chawner (entered 1759)
Date:
ca. 1760–80
Culture:
British, London
Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
Height: 7 1/4 in. (18.4 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Silver
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Samuel P. Avery, 1897
Accession Number:
97.2.13
Not on view
Inscription: Engraved monogram: M.F.D.W.

Marking: [1] Indecipherable;
[2] Leopard's face;
[3] Lion passant (English quality mark for sterling);
[4] TC in rectangle, possibly (maker's mark for Thomas Chawner).
Mrs. Samuel P. Avery (until 1897; to MMA)
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