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Pair of saltcellars

Maker:
Edward Lowe (active 1769–78)
Date:
1771–72
Culture:
British, London
Medium:
Silver, glass
Dimensions:
2 x 2 1/2 x 3 1/2 in. (5.1 x 6.4 x 8.9 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Silver
Credit Line:
Bequest of Edward Nicoll Crosby, 1929
Accession Number:
29.61.1a, b, .2a, b
Not on view
Inscription: Monogram: P.C.L. (Initials for Philip and Christina Livingston)

Marking: [1] Leopard's head crowned;
[2] Q, date letter for 1771-72;
[3] Lion passant;
[4] E.L. in rectangle, Edward Lowe, ent. 1777 (Jackson, 1921, p. 212)
Edward Nicoll Crosby (until 1929; bequeathed to MMA)
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