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Plate

Maker:
Paul de Lamerie (British, 1688–1751, active 1712–51)
Date:
1746–47
Culture:
British, London
Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
Diameter: 9 5/8 in. (24.4 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Silver
Credit Line:
Bequest of Rev. Alfred Duane Pell, 1925
Accession Number:
25.15.56
Not on view
Inscription: Motto: Nil desperandum.

Marking: [1] Lion passant (English quality mark for sterling);
[2] Leopard's head crowned (London assay office mark);
[3] L, in shield (London date letter for 1746–47);
[4] P L (script) crown above, pellets below and between (maker's mark for Paul de Lamerie, entered 1739).
Reverend Alfred Duane Pell (until 1925; bequeathed to MMA)
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