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Miniature cruet stand

Artist:
David Clayton (British, active 1689)
Date:
1720–23
Culture:
British, London
Medium:
Silver, glass
Dimensions:
Height: 3 1/4 in. (8.3 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Silver-Miniature
Credit Line:
The Joseph M. and Aimee Loeb May Collection, 1963
Accession Number:
63.53.211
Not on view
Inscription: Scratched on underside: 714

Marking: [1] Lion passant (English quality mark for sterling);
[2] maker's mark for David Clayton

Location of marks:
[1], [2] on top tier of stand
[2] on lower tier of stand.
Joseph M. and Aimee Loeb May (until 1963; to MMA)
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