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Wine taster

Maker:
François-Isaac Balduc (master 1724, active 1768)
Date:
1752–58
Culture:
French, Sens (Paris Mint)
Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
H. 1 in. (2.5 cm.); Diam. 3-1/2 in. (8.9 cm.)
Classification:
Metalwork-Silver
Credit Line:
Bequest of Catherine D. Wentworth, 1948
Accession Number:
48.187.152
Not on view
Inscription: (engraved below lip) JACQUES DAUNIS

Marking: [1] Crowned fleur-de-lis, 2 grains de remède, F I B, a bird's head (maker's mark)
[2] Crowned B (Sens warden's mark, 1752-58)
[3] Boar's head (Paris restricted warranty mark for silver, 1838-79)

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