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Porringer with cover (Écuelle)

Maker:
Philippe Lafourge (master 1740/1, died 1767)
Date:
1759
Culture:
French, Toulouse
Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
H. 5 in. (12.7 cm.); W. 7 in. (17.8 cm.); L. 12 in. (30.5 cm.)
Classification:
Metalwork-Silver
Credit Line:
Bequest of Catherine D. Wentworth, 1948
Accession Number:
48.187.12a, b
Not on view
Marking: [1] PH / LAFO / RGUE, a crown above, a fleur-de-lis between 2 grains de remède below (maker's mark)
[2] Horse's head (charge mark, jurisdiction of Toulouse, ca. 1756-60)
[3] T O L, D below (Toulouse warden's mark, 1759)
[4] Crowned shield with a bird (discharge mark, jurisdiction of Toulouse, ca. 1756-60)
[5] Boar's head (Paris restricted warranty mark for silver, 1838-79)

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