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Tea caddy

Maker:
Paul de Lamerie (British, 1688–1751, active 1712–51)
Date:
1745–46
Culture:
British, London
Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
Overall: 5 3/8 × 4 × 2 3/8 in. (13.7 × 10.2 × 6 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Silver
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1913
Accession Number:
13.42.36
Not on view
The cover slides open. The coat of arms is for a bachelor of the Haselwood family of Northamptonshire.
Marking: [1] Leopard's head crowned (London assay office mark);
[2] K (London date letter for 1745–46);
[3] Lion passant (English quality mark for sterling);
[4] P L (script), crowned, pellet below (maker's mark for Paul de Lamerie).
George S. Palmer (until 1913; sold to MMA)
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