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Snuffers and tray

Maker:
Maker: possibly Achille Bellanger (master 1703, recorded 1715)
Date:
1718–19
Culture:
French, Paris
Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
Snuffers (.57): L. 7-1/8 in. (18.1 cm.) Tray (.58): H. 1-7/8 in. (4.8 cm.); L. 8 in. (20.3 cm.); W. 3-5/8 in. (9.2 cm.)
Classification:
Metalwork-Silver
Credit Line:
Bequest of Catherine D. Wentworth, 1948
Accession Number:
48.187.57,58
Not on view
Marking: [1] Crowned fleur-de-lis, 2 grains de remède, A B, device a woman's head (maker's mark)
[2] Crowned A with 2 palm branches (Paris charge mark, 1717-22)
[3] Crowned B (Paris warden's mark, 1718-19)
[4] Crowned fleur-de-lis (Paris mark for medium-sized work not previously charged, 1717-22)
[5] Boar's head (Paris restricted warranty mark for silver, 1838-79)
[6] Crab (restricted warranty mark for silver, French provinces, 1838-79)

Location of marks:
[1]-[3], [5], [6] on each handle
[1], [5], [6] on top rim of tray
[2], [3], [5] under rim of tray
Catherine D. Wentworth (until 1948; to MMA)
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