Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Miniature saltcellar

Maker:
Probably by George Manjoy (British, active 1685–ca. 1720)
Date:
1687–88
Culture:
British, London
Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
1 1/16 × 1 1/2 in. (2.7 × 3.8 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Silver-Miniature
Credit Line:
The Joseph M. and Aimee Loeb May Collection, 1963
Accession Number:
63.53.238
Not on view
Marking: [1] Leopard's head crowned (London assay office mark);
[2] K (date letter for 168–88);
[3] Lion passant (English quality mark for sterling);
[4] G M (maker's mark).

Location of marks:
All marks struck inside well

Notes on marks:
[3] struck twice, once very faint and partially only
[4] very faint
Joseph M. and Aimee Loeb May (until 1963; to MMA)
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