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Cruet stand

Maker:
Maker (probably): Joseph-Pierre-Jacques Duguay (born 1724, master 1756, recorded 1793)
Date:
1762–63
Culture:
French, Paris
Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
Stand (a): H. 3-1/2 in. (8.9 cm.); W. 6-1/4 in. (15.9 cm.); L. 11-1/4 in. (28.6 cm.) Cruets with covers (b-e): Each H. 7 in. (17.8 cm.)
Classification:
Metalwork-Silver
Credit Line:
Bequest of Catherine D. Wentworth, 1948
Accession Number:
48.187.88a–e
Not on view
Marking: [1] Crowned fleur-de-lis, 2 pellets, J D, device a shell (maker's mark)
[2] Crowned foliate A (Paris charge mark for large silver, 1756-62)
[3] Crowned Y (Paris warden's mark, 1762-63)
[4] A rose (Paris discharge mark for large silver, 1762-68)
[5] Hound's head (Paris discharge mark for gold and small silver, 1762-68)
[6] Boar's head (Paris restricted warranty mark for silver, 1838-79)

Location of marks:
[1], [2], [3] on bottom
[4] on top of base
[5] on cruet holder and on one stopper holder
[6] on rim of stand and on each stopper
Catherine D. Wentworth (until 1948; to MMA)
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