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Salver

Maker:
Thomas Hamersley (1727–1781)
Date:
ca. 1760
Geography:
Made in New York, New York, United States
Culture:
American
Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
1 9/16 x 13 1/4 in. (4 x 33.7 cm); 37 oz. 16 dwt. (1176.4 g)
Classification:
Silver
Credit Line:
Bequest of Alphonso T. Clearwater, 1933
Accession Number:
33.120.612
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 704
Inscription: engraved at center in interlaced script: EML
engraved on underside in shaded roman: [superscript W]B / G [device] M / 1751 / E:B - 1793 / E:M:L - 1828 / E:M:DEP ("DE" small caps) - 1873
lightly scratched on underside in script: TCL Livingston
{additional script letters beneath shaded roman engraving}

Marking: marked on underside of rim: T[pellet]H (in rectangle); TH (in script) (in rounded rectangle) {2nd mark appears to be double struck}
Gerardus and Mary Beekman; their daughter, Elizabeth Beekman; her daughter, Emily Maria Livingston, 1828; her daughter, Emily Maria de Peyster; descended in the de Peyster family; Alphonso T. Clearwater, Kingston, New York; bequest to the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY, 1933.
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