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Pair of casters

Maker:
Paul de Lamerie (British, 1688–1751, active 1712–51)
Date:
1733–34
Culture:
British, London
Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
Height (each): 8 in. (20.3 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Silver
Credit Line:
Gift of George D. Widener and Mrs. Eleanor Widener Dixon, 1958
Accession Number:
58.7.3a, b, .4a, b
Not on view
Marking: [1] Leopard's head crowned (London assay office mark);
[2] Roman capital S (London date letter for 1733–34);
[3] Lion passant (English quality mark for sterling);
[4] PL, pellet between, crown and mullet above, fleur-de-lis below (maker's mark for Paul de Lamerie, entered 1732).

Location of marks:
[1]–[4] on underside of body
.4a, b has no maker's mark visible
George D. Widener ; Mrs. Eleanor Elkins Rice (until 1958; to MMA)
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