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Dish

Maker:
Paul de Lamerie (British, 1688–1751, active 1712–51)
Date:
1745–46
Culture:
British, London
Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
13 1/2 × 9 1/2 in. (34.3 × 24.1 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Silver
Credit Line:
Bequest of Rev. Alfred Duane Pell, 1925
Accession Number:
25.15.63
Not on view
Inscription: Motto: Tout est vanité.

Marking: [1] Lion passant (English quality mark for sterling);
[2] Leopard's head crowned (London assay office mark);
[3] K (London date letter for 1745–46);
[4] P L (script) crown above, pellets between and below (maker's mark for Paul de Lamerie, entered 1739)Jackson, 1921 ed. p. 191).

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