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Spice Box and Nutmeg Grater

English (London)
about 1714
Marked by Pierre Platel (1664–1719)


Dimensions

Overall: 6.4 x 12.7 x 8.2 cm (2 1/2 x 5 x 3 1/4 in.) Weight: 12 oz 2dwt (379 g)

Accession Number

2001.40a-b

Medium or Technique

Silver, the interior gilt, steel

On View

Alan and Simone Hartman Galleries (Gallery 241A)

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver

Markings

Struck with maker's mark of Pierre Platel

Provenance

Probably made for Sir William Courtenay (1675-1735). March 28, 1995, sold by an anonymous owner at Ader Tajan, Paris, where most probably bought by Alan and Simone Hartman, New York, NY; 2001, gift of Alan and Simone Hartman. (Accession date: February 21, 2001)

Credit Line

Gift of Alan and Simone Hartman and Harriet J. Bradbury Fund