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Cake basket

Maker:
Paul de Lamerie (British, 1688–1751, active 1712–51)
Date:
1745–46
Culture:
British, London
Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
Overall: 5 1/2 × 12 × 14 3/4 in. (14 × 30.5 × 37.5 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Silver
Credit Line:
Bequest of Rev. Alfred Duane Pell, 1925
Accession Number:
25.15.57
Not on view
Marking: [1] Lion passant (English quality mark for sterling);
[2] Leopard's crowned head;
[3] K, in shield, London date letter for 1745-46;
[4] P L (script) crown above, pellets between and below (See Jackson, 1921, ed., p. 191).
Reverend Alfred Duane Pell (until 1925; bequeathed to MMA)
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