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Chamberstick

Maker:
Anthony Nelme (active 1685, died 1722)
Date:
1699–1700
Culture:
British, London
Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
Diameter: 4 in. (10.2 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Silver
Credit Line:
Gift of Irwin Untermyer, 1968
Accession Number:
68.141.264
Not on view
Inscription: On underside of tray: 9=Z=12 (or 14)

Marking: [1] Britannia (English quality mark for sterling);
[2] Lion's head erased (English quality mark for sterling);
[3] d (London date letter for 1699–1700);
[4] ANe (maker's mark for Anthony Nelme).

Location of marks:
[1]–[4] On flat of tray
Private Collection (until 1966; Sotheby's, London, November 3, 1966, no. 77) ; [ S. J. Phillips Ltd. , in 1966; sold December 12, 1966, to Irwin Untermyer ] ; Irwin Untermyer , New York (1966–68; to MMA)
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