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Inkstand

Maker:
Daniel Garnier (active ca. 1690–97)
Date:
1697–98
Culture:
British, London
Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
Length: 9 1/2 in. (24.1 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Silver
Credit Line:
Gift of Irwin Untermyer, 1968
Accession Number:
68.141.168a–d
Not on view
Inscription: Engraved on underside of drawer: [1] BM DC; [2] 55=6 (weight)

Marking: [1] Britannia (English quality mark for sterling);
[2] Lion's head erased (English quality mark for sterling);
[3] B (London date letter for 1697–98);
[4] GA, fleur-de-lis above, crowned (maker's mark for Daniel Garnier).

Location of marks:
[1]–[4] on frame under left and right inkwells, two and two; on inside of drawer
[ S. J. Phillips Ltd. ; sold on January 24, 1967 to Irwin Untermyer ] ; Irwin Untermyer , New York (1967–68; to MMA)
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