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Sponge box

Maker:
D.M. (unidentified)
Maker:
Possibly by Dorothy Manjoy
Date:
ca. 1725
Culture:
probably Irish
Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
Diam. 3 3/4 in. (9.5 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Silver
Credit Line:
Gift of Irwin Untermyer, 1968
Accession Number:
68.141.265
Not on view
Inscription: (on underside of body) 11=4

Marking: Location of mark: on the underside of body

D M cinquefoil below, two pellets above, in shaped punch, struck twice; unidentified
Private Collection (until 1966; sale, Fine English and Foreign Silver and Plate, Sotheby's, London, November 3, 1966, no. 75); [ S. J. Phillips Ltd. (in 1966; to Irwin Untermyer, August 5, 1966) ] ; Irwin Untermyer (1966–68; to MMA)
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