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Bowl with cover (Écuelle)

Maker:
Ipolyte Garlet (master 1720)
Date:
1724–25
Culture:
French, Montpellier
Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
H. 4-1/8 in. (10.5 cm.); W. 6-1/2 in. (16.5 cm.); L. 11-1/2 in. (29.2 cm.)
Classification:
Metalwork-Silver
Credit Line:
Bequest of Catherine D. Wentworth, 1948
Accession Number:
48.187.11a, b
Not on view
Inscription: (engraved on side of dish) E P M

Marking: [1] Crowned fleur-de-lis with 2 grain de remède, I G, a pellet between (maker's mark)
[2] Crowned fleur-de-lis with 2 pellets (Montpellier charge mark, 1721-25)
[3] Crowned X flanked by 2 pellets, M P L below (Montpellier warden's mark, 1724-25)
[4] Crowned dolphin (Montpellier discharge mark, 1721-25)
[5] Boar's head (Paris restricted warranty mark for silver, 1838-79)

Location of marks:
[1]-[3] on bottom and inside cover
[4] on bottom and on insetting rim of cover
[5] on rim of bowl, on insetting rim of cover, on each handle
Catherine D. Wentworth (until 1948; to MMA)
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