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Sauceboat (one of a pair)

Maker:
Paul de Lamerie (British, 1688–1751, active 1712–51)
Date:
1717/18
Culture:
British, London
Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
Overall: 4 1/2 × 7 5/8 × 9 5/8 in. (11.4 × 19.4 × 24.4 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Silver
Credit Line:
Gift of George D. Widener and Mrs. Eleanor Widener Dixon, 1958
Accession Number:
58.7.10
Not on view
Inscription: Pricked on underside: E.E.W. / 1717

Engraved on underside: 22-17 (weight)

Marking: [1] Britannia (English quality mark for sterling);
[2] Roman capital B (not struck clearly, date letter for 1717–18);
[3] Lion's head erased;
[4] LA, mullet above, fleur-de-lis below, crowned (maker's mark for Paul de Lamerie, entered 1712)

Location of marks:
All on underside of body.
George D. Widener ; Mrs. Eleanor Elkins Rice (until 1958; to MMA)
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