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Sugar bowl with cover

Étienne Modenx (master 1777, recorded 1793)
French, Paris
H. 5-1/8 in. (13.0 cm.); W. 4-1/16 in. (10.3 cm.); L. 8-1/8 in. (20.6 cm.)
Credit Line:
Bequest of Catherine D. Wentworth, 1948
Accession Number:
Not on view
Marking: [1] Crowned fleur-de-lis 2 grains de remède with 2 pellets, E M, device a Saint Esprit (maker's mark)
[2] Two interlaced L's (Paris charge mark for gold and small silver, 1782-89)
[3] Crowned P with numerals 86 (warden's mark, 1786-87)
[4] Parrot's head (Paris discharge mark for gold and small silver, 1786-89)
[5] Man's head to left, numeral 2 (Paris mark for second standard silver, 1819-38)
[6] Man's head to right, numeral 1 (Paris mark for first standard silver, 1819-38)
[7] Head of Ceres (Paris excise mark, 1819-38)

Location of marks:
[1]-[3] inside cover, under rim of base
[4]-[6] on insetting rim of cover
[5], [6] below rim of bowl
Catherine D. Wentworth (until 1948; to MMA)
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