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Sauceboat

Maker:
Jean-Etienne Freboul (master in or before 1730, active 1761)
Date:
1737–38
Culture:
French, Montpellier
Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
H. 2-3/4 in. (7.0 cm.); W. 6-3/4 in. (17.1 cm.); L. 8-7/8 in. (22.5 cm.)
Classification:
Metalwork-Silver
Credit Line:
Bequest of Catherine D. Wentworth, 1948
Accession Number:
48.187.16
Not on view
Marking: [1] Crowned I flanked by 2 grains de remède, F F below (maker's mark)
[2] Crown above 3 stars in shaped reserve (Montpellier charge mark, 1732-38)
[3] Crowned K flanked by 2 pellets, M P L beneath (Montpellier warden's mark, 1737-38)
[4] Crowned shield charged with a fleur-de-lis (Montpellier discharge mark, 1732-38)
[5] Boar's head (Paris restricted warranty mark for silver, 1838-79)

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