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Cream jug

Maker:
John Gamon (active 1727–1739/40)
Date:
1729–30
Culture:
British, London
Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
Height: 3 1/4 in. (8.3 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Silver
Credit Line:
Bequest of Mary Strong Shattuck, 1935
Accession Number:
35.80.114
Not on view
Marking: [1] Leopard's head crowned (London assay office mark);
[2] O (London date letter for 1729–30) (a second, faint strike);
[3] lion passant (English quality mark for sterling);
[4] I G, pellet below, in heart (maker's mark for John Gamon) (a second strike, incomplete).

Location of marks:
All on bottom on body, inside foot ring.
Mary Strong Shattuck (until 1935; bequeathed to MMA)
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