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Bowl with cover (Écuelle)

Maker:
L.G.
Date:
1681–82
Culture:
French (Nîmes) (Montpellier Mint)
Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
H. 3-7/8 in. (9.8 cm.); W. 6-1/2 in. (16.5 cm.); L. 10-7/8 in. (27.6 cm.)
Classification:
Metalwork-Silver
Credit Line:
Bequest of Catherine D. Wentworth, 1948
Accession Number:
48.187.10a, b
Not on view
Marking: [1] Crowned L G, a leaf between, a star below (maker's mark)
[2] N, a trefoil below (Montpellier charge mark, ca. 1664-90)
[3] Crowned L in scrolled cartouche (Montpellier warden's mark, probably 1681-82)
[4] Fleur-de-lis (Montpellier discharge mark, ca. 1664-90)

Location of marks:
[1] twice inside cover
[2], [3] on bottom
[4] on bottom, and on top of cover
Catherine D. Wentworth (until 1948; to MMA)
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