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Maker:
Robert Hennell I (active 1763–1811)
Date:
1783–84
Culture:
British, London
Medium:
Silver, glass lining
Dimensions:
5 x 5 7/8 in. (12.7 x 14.9 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Silver
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1911
Accession Number:
11.135.2a, b
Not on view
Marking: [1] Lion passant (English quality mark for sterling);
[2] Leopard's head crowned (London assay office mark);
[3] London date letter for 1783–84;
[4] R H in oval (maker's mark for Robert Hennell).
[ Edward Alfred Jones , until 1911; sold to MMA ]
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