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Miniature poker

Maker:
David Clayton (British, active 1689)
Date:
ca. 1720–30
Culture:
British, London
Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
Length: 3 3/8 in. (8.6 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Silver-Miniature
Credit Line:
The Joseph M. and Aimee Loeb May Collection, 1963
Accession Number:
63.53.169
Not on view
Marking: [1] Lion passant (English quality mark for sterling);
[2] maker's mark for David Clayton

Location of marks:
[1] on each front leg of grate; on back of fireback
[2] on each front leg of grate; on front of fender; on front of each spit rest; on front of trivet;
on poker, on handle of shovel.
Joseph M. and Aimee Loeb May (until 1963; to MMA)
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