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Vase mounts (one of a pair)

Maker:
L.H.R., London (ca. 1850)
Date:
1850–51
Culture:
British, London
Medium:
Silver gilt
Dimensions:
Height (.507b): 4 1/8 in. (10.5 cm); Width (.507c): 3 9/16 in. (9 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Silver
Credit Line:
Gift of Irwin Untermyer, 1964
Accession Number:
64.101.507b, c
Not on view
Marking: [1] Leopard's head (London assay office mark);
[2] Lion passant (English quality mark for sterling);
[3] P (London date letter for 1850–51);
[4] Queen's head facing to right (duty paid mark);
[5] L.H.R. in rectangle (maker's mark)

Location of marks:
On insetting rim of cover
Irwin Untermyer (until 1964; to MMA)
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