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Set of four saltcellars

Maker:
Paul de Lamerie (British, 1688–1751, active 1712–51)
Date:
ca. 1735
Culture:
British, London
Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
each: 2 × 3 in. (5.1 × 7.6 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Silver
Credit Line:
Gift of George D. Widener and Mrs. Eleanor Widener Dixon, 1958
Accession Number:
58.7.13–.16
Not on view
Marking: [1] Leopard's head crowned (London assay office mark);
[2] PL, pellet between, crown and mullet above, fleur-de-lis below (maker's mark for Paul de Lamerie, entered 1732).

Location of marks:
On underside of each, all marks incomplete but traces can be distinguished
George D. Widener ; Mrs. Eleanor Elkins Rice (until 1958; to MMA)
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