Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Miniature beaker

Maker:
Probably by George Manjoy (British, active 1685–ca. 1720)
Date:
1689–90
Culture:
British, London
Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
3/4 × 1 1/16 in. (1.9 × 2.7 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Silver-Miniature
Credit Line:
The Joseph M. and Aimee Loeb May Collection, 1963
Accession Number:
63.53.94
Not on view
Marking: [1] Leopard's head crowned (London assay office mark);
[2] M (date letter for 1689–90);
[3] Lion passant (English quality mark for sterling);
[4] G.M., two crescents above, one below (maker's mark).

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