Art/ Collection/ Art Object


British, London
Silver gilt
L. 7 5/8 in. (19.4 cm)
Credit Line:
Bequest of Rev. Alfred Duane Pell, 1925
Accession Number:
Not on view
Marking: [1] Lion passant;
[2] Leopard's head;
[3] Queen's head;
[4] D in shield, date letter for 1839-40;
[5] CB or GB?
Rev. Alfred Duane Pell (until 1925; bequeathed to MMA)
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