Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Marrow (?) spoon

Maker:
Louis-Antoine Taillepied (born ca. 1734, master 1760, active 1806 (?))
Date:
1767–68
Culture:
French, Paris
Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
L. 5-1/2 in. (14.0 cm.)
Classification:
Metalwork-Silver
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Samuel P. Avery, 1897
Accession Number:
97.2.195
Not on view
Marking: [1] Crowned fleur-de-lis, 2 grains de remède, L A T, a foot (maker's mark)
[2] Crossed laurel branches (Paris charge mark for gold and small silver work, 1762-68)
[3] Crowned D (Paris warden's mark, 1767-68)
[4] Hound's head (Paris discharge mark for gold and small silver work, 1762-68)
[5] Hunting horn (Paris countermark, 1768-74)
[6] Man's slipper (general countermark, 1774-80)
[7] Boar's head (Paris restricted warranty mark for silver, 1838-79)

Location of marks:
all marks on back of handle
Mrs. Samuel P. Avery (until 1897; to MMA)
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