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Salver

Maker:
John Burt Lyng (active ca. 1761–85)
Date:
1765–80
Geography:
Made in New York, New York, United States
Culture:
American
Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
1 3/16 x 7 1/16 in. (3 x 17.9 cm); 9 oz. 9 dwt. (293.8 g)
Classification:
Silver
Credit Line:
Gift of Miss Julia Stuyvesant Winterhoff, 1942
Accession Number:
42.144.2
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 704
Inscription: engraved at center in interlaced script: [???] (within scrolled rococo cartouche.)

Marking: marked on underside: LYNG (in serrated rectangle) ; N-YORK (in rectangle)
According to the donor, once owned by Margaret De Peyster (1749–1819) and Colonel Thomas James (d. ca. 1821); their daughter, Margaretta Sarah James Martin (1780–ca. 1828); her daughter, Julia Moolton Martin; her granddaughter, Miss Julia Stuyvesant Winterhoff; bequest to the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY, 1942.
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