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Dishes (two from a set of six)

Maker:
Paul de Lamerie (British, 1688–1751, active 1712–51)
Date:
1746/47
Culture:
British, London
Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
Each: Diam. 9 1/2 in. (24.1 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Silver
Credit Line:
Gift of George D. Widener and Mrs. Eleanor Widener Dixon, 1958
Accession Number:
58.7.34, .35
Not on view
Inscription: (notations of weight and identification, all appearing on underside of dishes):
.34) (pricked) E.E.W.; (scratched very faintly) 0215 9;
.35) (pricked) E.E.W.; (scratched very faintly) 0215 :59

Marking: [1] Leopard's head crowned;
[2] Small Roman d (date letter for 1739–40);
[3] Small Roman l (date letter for 1746–47);
[4] Lion passant;
[5] PL script, crown above, pellet between and below (maker's mark, ent. 1739)

Location of marks:
[1],[3]-[5] on underside of dishes
Mrs. Eleanor Elkins Rice , Philadelphia
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