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Sugar bowl with cover and tray

Maker:
Joseph-Théodore Vancombert (né Van Cauwenbergh) (master 1770, recorded 1787)
Date:
1777–78
Culture:
French, Paris
Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
Sugar bowl with cover (.69 ab): H. 5-5/8 in. (14.3 cm.); W. 6-1/8 in. (15.6 cm.) Tray (.70): Diam. 7-7/8 in. (20.0 cm.)
Classification:
Metalwork-Silver
Credit Line:
Bequest of Catherine D. Wentworth, 1948
Accession Number:
48.187.69a, b, .70
Not on view
Marking: [1] Crowned fleur-de-lis, 2 grains de remède, J V T, device a lily (maker's mark)
[2] Crowned A (Paris charge mark for large silver, 1774-80)
[3] Crowned O (warden's mark, 1777-78)
[4] Monkey's head (Paris discharge mark for small gold and silver, 1774-80)

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