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Twelve spoons

Maker:
Paul de Lamerie (British, 1688–1751, active 1712–51)
Date:
first half 18th century
Culture:
British, London
Medium:
Silver gilt
Dimensions:
Each L. 6 3/4 in. (17.1 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Silver
Credit Line:
Gift of George D. Widener and Mrs. Eleanor Widener Dixon, 1958
Accession Number:
58.7.43–.54
Not on view
Marking: [1] lion passant;
[2] LA, crown and mullet above, fleur-de-lis below (ent. 1712);
[3] PL, script, crown above, pellet between and below (ent. 1739)

Location of marks:
43),46),47),51),52),54):
[1] and [2] on back of bowl on either side of drop;
44),45),48),49),50),53):
[1] and [3] on back of bowl on either side of drop.
Mrs. Eleanor Elkins Rice
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