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Miniature waiter

Maker:
John Le Sage (British, active 1718–43)
Date:
1744
Culture:
British, London
Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
Overall: 15/16 x 3 1/8 in. (2.4 x 8 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Silver-Miniature
Credit Line:
The Joseph M. and Aimee Loeb May Collection, 1963
Accession Number:
63.53.25
Not on view
Marking: [1] Leopard's head crowned (London assay office mark);
[2] i (London date letter for 1744–45);
[3] JS with crown above (maker's mark for John Le Sage);
[4] Lion passant (English quality mark for sterling).

Location of marks:
All marks struck on face of waiter.
Joseph M. and Aimee Loeb May (until 1963; to MMA)
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