Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Strainer

Maker:
Possibly by I. A., London (ca. 1737–1738)
Maker:
Possibly by John Albright (active 1718–20 or later)
Date:
1737–38
Culture:
British, London
Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
1 1/8 × 6 3/4 in. (2.9 × 17.1 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Silver
Credit Line:
Bequest of W. Gedney Beatty, 1941
Accession Number:
41.160.26
Not on view
Inscription: (Engraved near lip: [scroll monogram] WB

Marking: [1] leopard's head crowned (London assay office mark);
[2] b in shield (London date letter for 1737–38);
[3] lion passant (English quality mark for sterling);
[4] Indistinct, possibly I A.

Location of marks:
All inside on bottom
William Gedney Beatty (until d. 1941; bequeathed to MMA)
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