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Dish

Maker:
Gabrielle Bidard (widow of Claude Roysard, master 1753, mark disposed 1772)
Date:
1756–58
Culture:
French, Rennes
Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
H. 1 in. (2.5 cm.); W. 6-7/8 in. (17.5 cm.); L. 10-3/8 in. (26.4 cm.)
Classification:
Metalwork-Silver
Credit Line:
Bequest of Catherine D. Wentworth, 1948
Accession Number:
48.187.166
Not on view
Marking: [1] Crowned fleur-de-lis, 2 grains de remède, G B V, an ermine (maker's mark)
[2] Numeral 9, a bee above, a star in the center (charge mark for large work, jurisdiction of Rennes, 1756-62)
[3] Crowned H, with ermine (Rennes warden's mark, 1756-58)
[4] Mallet (discharge mark for small work, jurisdiction of Rennes, 1756-62)

Location of marks:
[1]-[3] underneath rim
[4] on top of rim
Catherine D. Wentworth (until 1948; to MMA)
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