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Coffeepot

Maker:
Jacques-Pierre Marteau (apprenticed 1740, master 1757, died 1779)
Date:
1775–76
Culture:
French, Paris
Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
H. 6-3/4 in. (17.1 cm.)
Classification:
Metalwork-Silver
Credit Line:
Bequest of Catherine D. Wentworth, 1948
Accession Number:
48.187.85
Not on view
Marking: [1] Crowned fleur-de-lis, 2 grains de remède, J P M, a hammer (maker's mark)
[2] Crowned A (Paris charge mark for large silver, 1774-80)
[3] Crowned M (Paris warden's mark, 1775-76)
[4] Monkey's head (Paris discharge mark for gold and small silver, 1774-80)
[5] Lyre (Paris discharge mark for old work, 1780-92)
[6] Boar's head (Paris restricted warranty mark for silver, 1838-79)

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