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Sauceboat

Maker:
Paul-David Bazille (1740–1793, master 1766)
Date:
1773–74
Culture:
French, Montpellier
Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
Overall: 3 1/8 × 9 5/8 × 6 1/2 in. (7.9 × 24.4 × 16.5 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Silver
Credit Line:
Bequest of Catherine D. Wentworth, 1948
Accession Number:
48.187.15
Not on view
Inscription: Inscribed, not struck, on outside of foot rim: I.M 6.1, ON 12d.

Marking: [1] Crown, two grains de remède, P D B (maker's mark);
[2] Crowned Y flanked by 2 pellets, M P L below (Montpellier warden's mark, 1773–74);
[3] Poppy pod (Montpellier discharge mark, 1768–75)

Location of marks:
[1], [2] on bottom
[3] on outside of foot rim
Catherine D. Wentworth (until 1948; to MMA)
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