Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Bowl with cover

Maker:
John Gamon (active 1727–1739/40)
Date:
1728–29
Culture:
British, London
Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
2 1/2 x 4 in. (6.4 x 10.2 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Silver
Credit Line:
Bequest of Alphonso T. Clearwater, 1933
Accession Number:
33.120.40a, b
Not on view
Inscription: (on base, weight) 8 = 4 (8025.4 penny weight)

Marking: [1] lion passant;
[2] leopard's head crowned;
[3] N, London date letter for 1728-29;
[4] I G, pellet below, in heart (maker's mark)

Location of marks:
[1],[2],[3] on inside cover;
All on bottom
Alphonso T. Clearwater (until 1933; to MMA)
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