Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Taperstick

Maker:
Samuel Meriton (British, active from 1739)
Date:
1778–79
Culture:
British, London
Medium:
Silver gilt
Dimensions:
H. 2 1/4 x W. 3 5/8 in. (5.7 x 9.2 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Silver
Credit Line:
Gift of Louise and David Braver, 2006
Accession Number:
2006.470.9a–c
Not on view
Inscription: engraved "EG" ensigned by a viscount's coronet
Louise and David Braver (until 2006; to MMA)
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