Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Box

Maker:
G. D., London
Date:
1749–50
Culture:
British, London
Medium:
Silver, gilt lined
Dimensions:
Overall: 1 1/8 × 2 3/8 × 3 1/8 in. (2.9 × 6 × 7.9 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Silver
Credit Line:
Bequest of John L. Cadwalader, 1914
Accession Number:
14.58.196
Not on view
Marking: [1] Leopard's head crowned (London assay office mark);
[2] Lion passant (English quality mark for sterling);
[3] O (London date letter for 1749–50);
[4] G D (script), in reserve (unidentified maker's mark).

Location of marks:
All marks inside box and [4] repeated inside of lid.
John L. Cadwalader (until 1914; bequeathed to MMA)
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