Paul de Lamerie (British, 1688–1751, active 1712–51)
Height (.19): 22 in. (55.9 cm);
Height (.20): 21 3/4 in. (55.2 cm)
Gift of George D. Widener and Mrs. Eleanor Widener Dixon, 1958
Not on view
Marking:  Leopard's head crowned (London assay office mark);  Indistinct, probably small Roman m (date letter for 1747–48);  Lion passant (English quality mark for sterling);  PL script, crown above, rest not clear (maker's mark for Paul de Lamerie).
Location of marks: All marks on side of feet.
Note on marks: Marks very worn and in some cases, as date letters and maker's marks, all but illegible.
George D. Widener ; and Mrs. Eleanor Elkins Rice (until 1958; to MMA)