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Miniature tray

Maker:
I. M.
Date:
ca. 1720
Culture:
British, London
Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
Diameter: 1 5/8 in. (4.1 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Silver-Miniature
Credit Line:
The Joseph M. and Aimee Loeb May Collection, 1963
Accession Number:
63.53.241
Not on view
Inscription: Engraved on underside: M S

Marking: [1] Leopard's head crowned (London assay office mark);
[2] E, very faint and partial (possibly date letter for 1720–21);
[3] Lion passant (English quality mark for sterling);
[4] I.M. with star (?) below (maker's mark).

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