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Serving spoon

Maker:
Nicolas Collier (born 1733, master 1766, recorded 1793)
Date:
1774–75
Culture:
French, Paris
Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
L. 12-1/2 in. (31.8 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:
33.145.2
Not on view
Inscription: (engraved on back of handle) script monogram G A within shield with crest and mantling

Marking: [1] Crowned fleur-de-lis, 2 grains de remède, N C, device a cock (maker's mark)
[2] Crowned A (Paris charge mark for large silver, 1768-74)
[3] Crowned L (warden's mark, 1774-75)
[4] Little cow (Paris discharge mark for work intended for export, 1765-74[?])
Mrs. Donald Atkinson , ; Mrs. Leslie W. Devereux , ; and Eugenie Gilbert Townsend (until 1933; to MMA)
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