Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Wine taster

Attributed to Daniel Mameaux (master 1697)
ca. 1728
French, Rouen
H. 1-3/8 in. (3.5 cm.); W. 4-3/4 in. (12.1 cm.)
Credit Line:
Bequest of W. Gedney Beatty, 1941
Accession Number:
Not on view
Inscription: (on handle) VIVE L'ETE; (below lip) P. HEVSDE

Marking: [1] Crown, 2 grains de reméde, paschal lamb, D (?) M, fleur-de-lis (?) (maker's mark)
[2] Goblet (charge mark, jurisdiction of Rouen, ca. 1725-35)
[3] Crowned P (Rouen warden's mark, ca. 1728)
[4] Covered cup (?) (possibly discharge mark, jurisdiction of Rouen, date undetermined)

Location of marks:
[1] under thumbrest, on loop beneath handle
[2]-[4] below lip of bowl
William Gedney Beatty (until 1941; bequeathed to MMA)
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