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Pair of miniature tapersticks

Artist:
David Clayton (British, active 1689)
Date:
ca. 1720–30
Culture:
British, London
Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
Overall (.202): 2 3/4 × 1 15/16 in. (7 × 4.9 cm); Overall (.203): 2 7/8 × 1 7/8 in. (7.3 × 4.8 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Silver-Miniature
Credit Line:
The Joseph M. and Aimee Loeb May Collection, 1963
Accession Number:
63.53.202, .203
Not on view
Marking: [1] Lion passant (English quality mark for sterling);
[2] maker's mark for David Clayton.

Location of marks:
[1] on underside of base of each
[2] on outside of base of each
Joseph M. and Aimee Loeb May (until 1963; to MMA)
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