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Vegetable dish with cover and tray

Maker:
Jean-François-Nicolas Carron (master 1775, active 1806)
Date:
1781–83
Culture:
French, Paris
Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
Dish with cover (.1 ab): H. 6 in. (15.2 cm.); W. 7-1/4 in. (18.4 cm.); L. 10-1/8 in. (25.7 cm.) Tray (.2): Diam. 9-5/8 in. (24.4 cm.)
Classification:
Metalwork-Silver
Credit Line:
Bequest of Catherine D. Wentworth, 1948
Accession Number:
48.187.1a, b, .2
Not on view
Marking: [1] Crowned fleur-de-lis, 2 grains de remède, J F C, device a gun (maker's mark)
[2] Crowned A (Paris charge mark for large silver, 1780-82)
[3] Crowned S (Paris warden's mark, 1781-82)
[4] Crowned T (Paris warden's mark, 1782-83)
[5] Head of Alexander (Paris discharge mark for gold and medium-sized silver, 1780-82)
[6] Cherubin's head (Paris discharge mark for gold and small silver, 1780-82)

Location of marks:
[1], [2] inside cover, on base of dish, underneath rim of tray
[3] on base of dish
[4] inside cover, under rim of tray
[5] on insetting rim of cover, on rim of dish
[6] on upper rim of tray
Catherine D. Wentworth (until 1948; to MMA)
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