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Miniature fireback (part of a set)

Maker:
David Clayton (British, active 1689)
Date:
late 17th–early 18th century
Culture:
British, London
Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
3 1/2 × 2 1/2 in. (8.9 × 6.4 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Silver-Miniature
Credit Line:
The Joseph M. and Aimee Loeb May Collection, 1963
Accession Number:
63.53.128
Not on view
Marking: [1] Lion's head erased;
[2] maker's mark for David Clayton

Location of marks:
[1] struck twice on right side of grate
[2] on left side of grate; twice on front of fender; on shovel; on tongs.
Joseph M. and Aimee Loeb May (until 1963; to MMA)
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