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Toddy ladle

Maker:
Henry Jay (active 1692–1727, died 1738)
Date:
1718–19
Culture:
British, London
Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
L. 13 1/2 in. (34.3 cm); Diam. 2 1/2 in. (6.4 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Silver
Credit Line:
Bequest of Alphonso T. Clearwater, 1933
Accession Number:
33.120.54
Not on view
Marking: [1] figure of Britannia;
[2] lion's head erased;
[3] C, London date letter for 1718-19;
[4] Gothic Ja, pellet above the a, in shaped shield (maker's mark ent. 1716 or earlier)

Location of marks:
On underside of bowl.
Alphonso T. Clearwater (until 1933; to MMA)
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