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Plate

Maker:
Edme-Pierre Balzac (1705–ca. 1786, master 1739, recorded 1781)
Date:
1771–72
Culture:
French, Paris
Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
Diam. 10 in. (25.4 cm.)
Classification:
Metalwork-Silver
Credit Line:
Bequest of Catherine D. Wentworth, 1948
Accession Number:
48.187.4
Not on view
Marking: [1] Crowned fleur-de-lis, 2 grains de remède, E P B, device a cinquefoil (maker's mark)
[2] Crowned A (Paris charge mark for large silver, 1768-74)
[3] Crowned H (Paris warden's mark, 1771-72)
[4] Helmeted head (Paris discharge mark for gold and small silver, 1768-74)
[5] Boar's head (Paris restricted warranty mark for silver, 1838-79)

Location of marks:
[1]-[3], [5] underneath rim
[4] on top of rim
Catherine D. Wentworth (until 1948; to MMA)
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