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Measure

Date:
18th century
Culture:
French
Medium:
Pewter
Dimensions:
6 x 3 1/4 in. (15.2 x 8.3 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Pewter
Credit Line:
Gift of Mr. Robert M. Parmelee and Mrs. William L. Parker, 1916
Accession Number:
16.116.110
Not on view
Inscription: [on lid, stamped]: M.D.N. (owner's initials)

Marking: [on bottom]: pewterer's hammer surmounted by crown; [below]: beneath Crown of France, monogram (interlaced C's - may be Royal Inspector's punch, last applicable in reign of Charles X [1824-1830], but vessel itself is, of course, much older)
Alice E. Parmelee ; Mr. Robert M. Parmelee (until 1916; to MMA) ; and Mrs. William L. Parker (until 1916; to MMA)
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