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Oval dish

Maker:
Pierre Platel (1664–1719, active England 1699–1719)
Date:
1702–3
Culture:
British, London
Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
Width: 11 1/4 in. (28.6 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Silver
Credit Line:
Gift of Irwin Untermyer, 1968
Accession Number:
68.141.76
Not on view
Inscription: Engraved on underside: [1] 1703; [2] 18 = 00

Marking: [1] Britannia (English quality mark for sterling);
[2] Lion's head erased (English quality mark for sterling);
[3] Gothic G (London letter for 1702–3);
[4] PL in shaped punch, fleur-de-lis below, estoil above (partial strike omits crown over all) (maker's mark for Pierre Platel).

Location of marks:
[1]–[4] On underside
Irwin Untermyer (until 1968; to MMA)
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