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Cream jug

Maker:
Paul de Lamerie (British, 1688–1751, active 1712–51)
Date:
1738–39
Culture:
British, London
Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
4 1/8 x 4 5/8 in. (10.5 x 11.7 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Silver
Credit Line:
Gift of George D. Widener and Mrs. Eleanor Widener Dixon, 1958
Accession Number:
58.7.22
Not on view
Inscription: (Cipher)

Marking: [1] Leopard's head crowned;
[2] Small Roman c (date letter for 1738-39);
[3] Lion passant;
[4] PL, pellet between, crown and mullet above, fleur-de-lis below (maker's mark, ent. 1732)

Location of marks:
All on underside of body.
Possibly Rt. Hon. Montagu Swaythling (until 1924; sale, Christie, Manson and Woods, May 6–7, 1924, no . 20; sold to Devereux); Mrs. Eleanor Elkins Rice
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