Pierre Platel (1664–1719, active England 1699–1719)
3 1/8 × 12 in. (7.9 × 30.5 cm)
Gift of George D. Widener and Mrs. Eleanor Widener Dixon, 1958
Not on view
Inscription: Scratched on underside of tazza top: 39-41 [or 39-4, the next mark possibly only a scratch]
Marking:  Britannia (English quality mark for sterling);  Court hand letter p (London date letter for 1710–11);  Lion's head erased (English quality mark for sterling);  PL, mullet above, fleur-de-lis below (incomplete strike) (maker's mark for Pierre Platel, entered 1699).
Location of marks: – on underside of tazza; ,  on underside of base.
George D. Widener ; and Mrs. Eleanor Elkins Rice (until 1958; to MMA)