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Snuffers tray

Maker:
W. T., London
Date:
1765–66
Culture:
British, London
Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
7 3/8 × 3 3/4 in. (18.7 × 9.5 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Silver
Credit Line:
Gift of Frederic Ashton de Peyster, 1946
Accession Number:
46.33.3
Not on view
Inscription: Engraved on tray: [script monogram] S E H

Marking: [1] Leopard's head crowned (London assay office mark);
[2] K (London date letter for 1765–66);
[3] Lion passant (English quality mark for sterling);
[4] WT, pellet between, in oval (maker's mark).

Location of marks:
All marks struck on bottom, one in each corner.
Frederic Ashton de Peyster (until 1946; to MMA)
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