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Papboat

Maker:
George Wickes (British, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk 1698–1761 Thurston, Suffolk)
Date:
1725–26
Culture:
British, London
Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
Overall: 1 1/8 × 2 5/8 × 4 3/8 in. (2.9 × 6.7 × 11.1 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Silver
Credit Line:
Bequest of Alphonso T. Clearwater, 1933
Accession Number:
33.120.48
Not on view
Marking: [1] Lion passant (English quality mark for sterling);
[2] Leopard's head crowned (London assay office mark);
[3] K (London date letter for 1725–26);
[4] G, enclosing W, in octagon (maker's mark for George Wickes).

Location of marks:
Struck below rim, at back
Alphonso T. Clearwater (until 1933; to MMA)
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