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Pair of cruets and cruet stands

Maker:
Paul de Lamerie (British, 1688–1751, active 1712–51)
Date:
1749–50
Culture:
British, London
Medium:
Silver, glass
Dimensions:
Overall (.41a–c): 8 × 6 3/4 × 4 1/8 in. (20.3 × 17.1 × 10.5 cm); Overall (.42a–c): 8 × 6 3/4 × 4 3/8 in. (20.3 × 17.1 × 11.1 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Silver
Credit Line:
Gift of George D. Widener and Mrs. Eleanor Widener Dixon, 1958
Accession Number:
58.7.41a–c, .42a–c
Not on view
Marking: [1] Leopard's head crowned (London assay office mark);
[2] Small Roman O (London date letter for 1749–50);
[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 frames.
No visible marks on stoppers.
George D. Widener ; and Mrs. Eleanor Elkins Rice , Philadelphia (until 1958; to MMA)
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