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Collection cup

Maker:
Maker: possibly Joseph Lucas (master at Morlaix and St.– Pol–de–Léon, died ca. 1739)
Date:
ca. 1725–30
Culture:
French (Saint-Pol-de-Léon, possibly) (Morlaix)
Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
H. 2-5/16 in. (5.9 cm.); W. 6 in. (15.2 cm.)
Classification:
Metalwork-Silver
Credit Line:
Bequest of Catherine D. Wentworth, 1948
Accession Number:
48.187.144
Not on view
Inscription: [1] (engraved on one side) Fse Lancien
[2] (on the other side) F POSTIC

Marking: [1] Crowned fleur-de-lis, 2 grains de remède, I L, a heraldic ermine, pellet below (maker's mark)
[2] Crowned maltese cross (charge mark, possibly of controller, bishopic of St.-Pol-de-Léon, ca. 1725)
[3] A head (discharge mark, possibly of controller, bishopic of St.-Pol-de-Léon, ca. 1725)
[4] Lyre (French mark for old work, 1781-92)
[5] Boar's head (Paris restricted warranty mark for silver, 1838-79)

Location of marks:
[1]-[3] on bottom
[4], [5] on handle
Catherine D. Wentworth (until 1948; to MMA)
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