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Pair of tea caddies

Maker:
Samuel Taylor (entered 1744)
Date:
1751–52
Culture:
British, London
Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
each: 5 3/8 × 3 1/8 in. (13.7 × 7.9 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Silver
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1913
Accession Number:
13.42.63a–d
Not on view
Marking: [1] Leopard's head crowned;
[2] q (London date letter for 1751–52);
[3] Lion passant;
[4] ST, in heart (maker's mark for Samuel Taylor)

Location of marks:
On both caddies.
George S. Palmer (until 1913; sold to MMA)
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