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Sugar bowl with cover

Maker:
Jacques Favre (master 1774, recorded 1793)
Date:
1779–80
Culture:
French, Paris
Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
H. 5-3/4 in. (14.6 cm.); W. 5-1/2 in. (14.0 cm.)
Classification:
Metalwork-Silver
Credit Line:
Bequest of Catherine D. Wentworth, 1948
Accession Number:
48.187.66a–c
Not on view
Marking: [1] Crowned fleur-de-lis, 2 grains de remède, J F, device a tower (maker's mark)
[2] PARIS in cipher (Paris charge mark for small silver, 1774-80)
[3] Crowned A (Paris charge mark for large silver, 1774-80)
[4] Crowned q (warden's mark, 1779-80)
[5] Monkey's head (Paris discharge mark for gold and small silver, 1774-80)
[6] Crab (restricted warranty mark for silver, French provinces, 1838-79)

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