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Wine taster

Maker:
Attributed to Pierre Desnos (master 1721)
Date:
ca. 1735
Culture:
French, Rouen
Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
Overall: 1 5/8 × 3 5/8 in. (4.1 × 9.2 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Silver
Credit Line:
Bequest of Catherine D. Wentworth, 1948
Accession Number:
48.187.147
Not on view
Inscription: Engraved on thumbpiece: [1] VIVE LE RESEIN; engraved below lip: [2] [script] T. Gosse; [3] erased

Marking: [1] A crown, 2 grains de remède, P (?) D, a paschal lamb above, a fleur-de-lis below (maker's mark)
[2] Goblet (charge mark, jurisdiction of Rouen, ca. 1725-35)
[3] Crowned Y (Rouen warden's mark, ca. 1735)

Location of marks:
[1] on ring handle, under thumb rest, below lip
[2], [3] below lip
Catherine D. Wentworth (until 1948; to MMA)
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