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Basin with shaving attachment

Maker:
Maker of basin: Jean Fauche (ca. 1706–1762, master 1733)
Maker:
Maker of shaving attachment: Joseph-Pierre-Jacques Duguay (born 1724, master 1756, recorded 1793)
Date:
1745–46 and 1760–61
Culture:
French, Paris
Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
H. 2-1/2 in. (6.3 cm.); W. 10-1/2 in. (26.7 cm.); L. 13 in. (33.0 cm.)
Classification:
Metalwork-Silver
Credit Line:
Bequest of Catherine D. Wentworth, 1948
Accession Number:
48.187.165a, b
Not on view
Marking: [1] Crowned fleur-de-lis, 2 grains de remède, J F, a bee (maker's mark of Jean Fauche)
[2] Crowned A (Paris charge mark for silver, 1744-50)
[3] Crowned E (Paris warden's mark, 1745-46)
[4] Running greyhound (Paris discharge mark for large silver, 1744-50)
[5] Crowned fleur-de-lis, 2 grains de remède, J D, a shell (maker's mark of Joseph Pierre Jacques Duguay)
[6] Crowned foliate A (Paris charge mark for large silver, 1756-62)
[7] Crowned V (Paris warden's mark, 1760-61)
[8] Profile head of woman (Paris discharge mark for large silver, 1756-62)
[9] Human foot (Paris discharge mark for imported gold and silver, 1774-80)

Location of marks:
[1]-[3] on bottom of basin
[4], [9] on top rim of basin
[5]-[8] on top of shaving attachment
Catherine D. Wentworth (until 1948; to MMA)
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