Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Tray

Maker:
Paul de Lamerie (British, 1688–1751, active 1712–51)
Date:
1737–38
Culture:
British, London
Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
1 × 7 1/2 in. (2.5 × 19.1 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Silver
Credit Line:
Bequest of Rev. Alfred Duane Pell, 1925
Accession Number:
25.15.60
Not on view
Marking: [1] Lion passant (English quality mark for sterling);
[2] Leopard's head crowned (London assay office mark);
[3] b, in shield (London date letter for 1737–38);
[4] P L, pellet between, star and crown above, fleur-de-lis below (maker's mark for Paul de Lamerie);
[5] axe (Dutch mark for antique?).

Location of marks:
On underside
Reverend Alfred Duane Pell (until 1925; bequeathed to MMA)
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