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Pair of trays

Maker:
Paul de Lamerie (British, 1688–1751, active 1712–51)
Date:
1739–40
Culture:
British, London
Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
each: 1 3/8 × 6 7/8 × 9 3/8 in. (3.5 × 17.5 × 23.8 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Silver
Credit Line:
Fletcher Fund, 1945
Accession Number:
45.60.59, .60
Not on view
Marking: [1] Leopard's head crowned (London assay office mark);
[2] d (London date letter for 1739–40);
[3] Lion passant (English quality mark for sterling);
[4] Script P L under crown, pellet between, larger pellet below, in reserve (maker's mark for Paul de Lamerie, entered 1739).

Location of marks:
All on bottom of trays
Jules S. Bache , New York (until 1945; sold to MMA)
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