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Six knives

Maker:
Paul de Lamerie (British, 1688–1751, active 1712–51)
Date:
first half 18th century
Culture:
British, London
Medium:
Silver gilt
Dimensions:
Each, L. 8 1/2 in. (21.6 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Silver
Credit Line:
Gift of George D. Widener and Mrs. Eleanor Widener Dixon, 1958
Accession Number:
58.7.61–.66
Not on view
Marking: [1] lion passant;
[2] PL, script, crown above, pellet between and below (ent. 1739)

Location of marks:
[1] on all blades on same side as crest; very worn on 64
[2] on blades of 64 and 66 on opposite side from crest; worn almost off of 62 and not visible on 63, 65, or 66.
Mrs. Eleanor Elkins Rice
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