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Set of four saltcellars

Maker:
Paul de Lamerie (British, 1688–1751, active 1712–51)
Date:
1737–38
Culture:
British, London
Medium:
Silver gilt
Dimensions:
Each Diam. 4 1/4 in. (10.8 cm) or 4 1/2 in. (11.4 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Silver
Credit Line:
The Jules Bache Collection, 1949
Accession Number:
49.7.95–.98
Not on view
Marking: [1] Leopard's head crowned;
[2] b, London date letter for 1737-38;
[3] Lion passant;
[4] P L, with crown and star above, pellet between letters, fleur-de-lis (?) below (maker's mark, Paul Lamerie, ent. 1739)

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