Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Miniature tazza

Artist:
David Clayton (British, active 1689)
Date:
ca. 1720–30
Culture:
British, London
Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
9/16 × 2 1/16 in. (1.4 × 5.2 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Silver-Miniature
Credit Line:
The Joseph M. and Aimee Loeb May Collection, 1963
Accession Number:
63.53.204
Not on view
Marking: [1] Lion passant (English quality mark for sterling);
[2] maker's mark for David Clayton.

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