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Beaker

Maker:
Jean-Baptiste Petit (master 1698, recorded 1715)
Date:
1704–12
Culture:
French, Paris
Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
H. 4 in. (10.2 cm.)
Classification:
Metalwork-Silver
Credit Line:
Bequest of Catherine D. Wentworth, 1948
Accession Number:
48.187.100
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 522
Marking: [1] Crowned fleur-de-lis, 2 grains de remède, I B P, a rock or hive (maker's mark);
[2] Crowned A (Paris charge mark, 1704–12);
[3] A dragonfly (Paris countermark, 1704–12);
[4] Boar's head (Paris restricted warranty mark for silver, 1838–79);

Location of marks:
[1], [2] on bottom;
[3] on foot rim;
[4] on bottom and on foot rim
Catherine D. Wentworth (until 1948; bequeathed to MMA)
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