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Six forks

Maker:
Paul de Lamerie (British, 1688–1751, active 1712–51)
Date:
first half 18th century
Culture:
British, London
Medium:
Silver gilt
Dimensions:
57) L. 6 1/2 in. (16.5 cm); others) L. 6 7/16 in. (16.4 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Silver
Credit Line:
Gift of George D. Widener and Mrs. Eleanor Widener Dixon, 1958
Accession Number:
58.7.55–.60
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:
55) [1] and [2] on back behind tines on either side of shell
56-60) [1] and [3] on back behind tines on either side of shell
Mrs. Eleanor Elkins Rice
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