Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Charger

Maker:
Paul de Lamerie (British, 1688–1751, active 1712–51)
Date:
1723–24
Culture:
British, London
Medium:
Silver gilt
Dimensions:
Diameter: 23 3/4 in. (60.3 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Silver
Credit Line:
The Jules Bache Collection, 1949
Accession Number:
49.7.90
Not on view
Inscription: Scratched on bottom: 157-19

Marking: [1] Britannia (English quality mark for sterling) (1697–1719);
[2] H in pointed heraldic shield (London date letter for 1723–24);
[3] Lion's head erased (English quality mark for sterling);
[4] LA, crown and star above, fleur-de-lis below (maker's mark for Paul Lamerie).

Location of marks:
All on bottom.
Trace of mark [4] also stamped on bottom in center of charger.
Jules S. Bache (until 1949; to MMA)
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