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Serving spoon

Maker:
Louis-Antoine Taillepied (born ca. 1734, master 1760, active 1806 (?))
Date:
1767–68
Culture:
French, Paris
Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
L. 16-3/4 in. (42.5 cm.)
Classification:
Metalwork-Silver
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Donald Atkinson, Mrs. Leslie W. Devereux and Reginald T. Townsend, in memory of their mother, Eugenie Gilbert Townsend, 1933
Accession Number:
33.145.1
Not on view
Inscription: (impressed on back, near end of handle) G J

Marking: [1] Crowned fleur-de-lis, 2 grains de remède, L A T, device a foot (maker's mark)
[2] Crowned A with a laurel branch (Paris charge mark for large silver, 1762-68)
[3] Crowned D (Paris warden's mark, 1767-68)
[4] Hound's head (Paris discharge mark for gold and small silver, 1762-68)
[5] Hunting horn (Paris countermark, 1768-74)

Location of marks:
All marks on back of shaft of handle
Mrs. Donald Atkinson , ; Mrs. Leslie W. Devereux , ; and Eugenie Gilbert Townsend (until 1933; to MMA)
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