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Dish

Maker:
Pierre-Joseph Dehanne (born 1751, master 1785, active 1806)
Date:
1787–88
Culture:
French, Paris
Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
H. 2-3/8 in. (6.0 cm.); W. 10 in. (25.4 cm.); L. 14-1/8 in. (35.9 cm.)
Classification:
Metalwork-Silver
Credit Line:
Bequest of Alphonso T. Clearwater, 1933
Accession Number:
33.120.69
Not on view
Inscription: (within wreath, in script) Decatur; (below wreath, script initials) S.K.

Marking: [1] Crowned fleur-de-lis, 2 grains de remède, P J D, device a cock (maker's mark)
[2] Crowned A (Paris charge mark for large silver, 1782-89)
[3] Crowned P, and 87 (warden's mark, 1787-88)
[4] Parrot's head (Paris discharge mark for gold and small silver, 1786-89)

Location of marks:
[1]-[3] on base
[4] on rim
Alphonso T. Clearwater (until 1933; to MMA)
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