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Six miniature spoons (part of a set)

Maker:
David Clayton (British, active 1689)
Date:
late 17th–early 18th century
Culture:
British, London
Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
Length (each): 1 3/4 in. (4.4 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Silver-Miniature
Credit Line:
The Joseph M. and Aimee Loeb May Collection, 1963
Accession Number:
63.53.149–.154
Not on view
Marking: [1] Lion's head erased (English quality mark for sterling);
[2] maker's mark for David Clayton.

Location of marks:
[1] on side of coffeepot; on side of waste bowl; on edge of each cup and saucer (except .147).
[2] on underside of coffeepot and lower rim of cover; on side of teapot and on cover; inside bottom of punch bowl; on side of cream jug; on edge of each cup.
Joseph M. and Aimee Loeb May (until 1963; to MMA)
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