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Miniature waiter

Maker:
John Le Sage (British, active 1718–43)
Date:
1739/40
Culture:
British, London
Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
Height: 1 5/16 in. (3.3 cm); Diameter: 3 3/8 in. (8.6 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Silver-Miniature
Credit Line:
The Joseph M. and Aimee Loeb May Collection, 1963
Accession Number:
63.53.5
Not on view
Marking: [1] Leopard's head crowned (London assay office mark);
[2] IS with crown above (maker's mark);
[3] Lion passant (English quality mark for sterling);
[4] d (London date letter for 1739–40)
Location of marks:
All marks struck on face of waiter.
Joseph M. and Aimee Loeb May (until 1963; to MMA)
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