Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Dish

Maker:
Paul de Lamerie (British, 1688–1751, active 1712–51)
Date:
1742–43
Culture:
British, London
Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
Overall: 6 5/16 × 4 3/4 × 2 3/8 in. (16 × 12.1 × 6 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Silver
Credit Line:
Gift of George D. Widener and Mrs. Eleanor Widener Dixon, 1958
Accession Number:
58.7.40
Not on view
Marking: [1] Leopard's head crowned (London assay office mark);
[2] Small Roman g (date letter for 1742–43);
[3] Lion passant (English quality mark for sterling);
[4] PL script, crown above, pellet between and below (maker's mark for Paul de Lamerie, entered 1739).

Location of marks:
All marks on underside of dish.
George D. Widener ; and Mrs. Eleanor Elkins Rice (until 1958; to MMA)
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