Paul de Lamerie (British, 1688–1751, active 1712–51)
Width (.30, .31, .33): 11 7/8 in. (30.2 cm);
Width (.32): 12 in. (30.5 cm)
Gift of George D. Widener and Mrs. Eleanor Widener Dixon, 1958
Not on view
Marking:  Leopard's head crowned (London assay office mark);  Small Roman k (London date letter for 1745–46);  Lion passant (English quality mark for sterling);  PL script, crown above, pellet between and below (maker's mark for Paul de Lamerie, entered 1739).
Location of marks: All marks on underside of dishes.
George D. Widener ; and Mrs. Eleanor Elkins Rice (until 1958; to MMA)