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Mustard pot

Maker:
Antoine Plot (1701–1772, master 1729)
Date:
1758–59
Culture:
French, Paris
Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
H. 3-1/2 in. (8.9 cm.)
Classification:
Metalwork-Silver
Credit Line:
Bequest of Catherine D. Wentworth, 1948
Accession Number:
48.187.137
Not on view
Marking: [1] Crowned fleur-de-lis, 2 grains de remède, A P, device a ball or pincushion (maker's mark)
[2] Crowned A (Paris charge mark for large silver, 1756-62)
[3] Crowned S (Paris warden's mark, 1758-59)
[4] Shell (Paris discharge mark for gold and small silver, 1756-62)
[5] Boar's head (Paris restricted warranty mark for silver, 1838-79)

Location of marks:
[1]-[3] on bottom and inside cover
[4] on foot rim
[5] on rims of cover, lip and foot and on handle
Catherine D. Wentworth (until 1948; to MMA)
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