Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Miniature chair (one of four) (part of a set)

Maker:
Probably George Manjoy (British, active 1685–ca. 1720)
Date:
1690–91
Culture:
British, London
Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
3 3/8 × 1 3/4 × 1 in. (8.6 × 4.4 × 2.5 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Silver-Miniature
Credit Line:
The Joseph M. and Aimee Loeb May Collection, 1963
Accession Number:
63.53.83
Not on view
Marking: [1] Leopard's head crowned (London assay office mark);
[2] N (date letter for 1690–91);
[3] Lion passant (English quality mark for sterling);
[4] G.M., crescent below (maker's mark)

Location of marks:
[1], [4] on back of legs;
[2] on front legs
Joseph M. and Aimee Loeb May (until 1963; to MMA)
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