Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Salver (one of a pair)

Maker:
Paul de Lamerie (British, 1688–1751, active 1712–51)
Date:
1731–32
Culture:
British, London
Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
6 × 6 in. (15.2 × 15.2 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Silver
Credit Line:
Gift of George O. May, 1942
Accession Number:
42.83.2
Not on view
Inscription: Incised on scroll: ALLAH TA HARA

Incised outside bottom: 13-12 (weight)

Marking: [1] Leopard's head (London assay office mark), erased;
[2] Britannia (English quality mark for sterling);
[3] Q (London date letter for 1731–32);
[4] LA, crown, star, and fleur-de-lis in reserve (maker's mark for Paul de Lamerie).

Location of marks:
On underside
George O. May (until 1942; to MMA)
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