Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Charger

Maker:
Paul de Lamerie (British, 1688–1751, active 1712–51)
Date:
1731–32
Culture:
British, London
Medium:
Silver gilt
Dimensions:
Diameter: 23 1/2 in. (59.7 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Silver
Credit Line:
The Jules Bache Collection, 1949
Accession Number:
49.7.91
Not on view
Inscription: Motto, below coat of arms: NEC TEMERE NEC TIMIDE [trans.: Neither rashly nor timidly]

Punched on bottom: 138= 0 (weight)

Marking: [1] Britannia (1697–1719);
[2] Q in pointed heraldic shield (London date letter for 1731–32);
[3] Lion's head erased;
[4] LA, crown and star above, trefoil or fleur-de-lis below (maker's mark for Paul de Lamerie)

Location of marks:
All on bottom
Jules S. Bache (until 1949; to MMA)
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