Pierre Platel (1664–1719, active England 1699–1719)
Height: 4 1/2 in. (11.4 cm)
Gift of Irwin Untermyer, 1968
Not on view
Inscription: Scratched on underside: 09-00
Marking:  Britannia (English quality mark for sterling);  Lion's head erased (English quality mark for sterling);  j (i) (London date letter for 1704–5);  PL, fleur-de-lis below, star above, crowned, in shaped punch (maker's mark for Pierre Platel).
Location of marks: – on body, to right of handle, near lip; maker's mark and leopard's head erased also on insetting rim of cover (b)
[ S. J. Shrubsole , until February 8, 1967; sold to Irwin Untermyer ] ; Irwin Untermyer (1967–68; to MMA)