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Miniature porringer

P. H., London (ca. 1681–1691)
British, London
Height: 1 1/2 in. (3.8 cm);
Diameter: 2 in. (5.1 cm)
Credit Line:
The Joseph M. and Aimee Loeb May Collection, 1963
Accession Number:
Not on view
Inscription: Engraved on underside: G*W*K

Stratched on underside: [1] X627; [2] 1509

Marking: [1] Leopard's head crowned (London assay office mark);
[2] n (London date letter for 1690–91);
[3] Lion passant (English quality mark for sterling);
[4] PH (maker's mark).

Location of marks:
All marks struck on side of body.
Joseph M. and Aimee Loeb May (until 1963; to MMA)
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