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Dish

Maker:
Charles-Louis-Auguste Spriman (or Spriment) (master 1775, recorded 1795)
Date:
1781–82
Culture:
French, Paris
Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
Overall: 9 1/2 x 9 1/2 in. (24.1 x 24.1 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Silver
Credit Line:
Bequest of Catherine D. Wentworth, 1948
Accession Number:
48.187.168
Not on view
Inscription: (incised underside of rim) 2m 5o 3 and backward 6

Marking: [1] A crown, 2 grains de remède, C S, device a Saint-Esprit (maker's mark)
[2] Crowned A (Paris charge mark for large silver, 1780-82)
[3] Crowned S (Paris warden's mark, 1781-82)
[4] Head of Alexander (Paris discharge mark for gold and medium-sized silver, 1780-82)
[5] Boar's head (Paris restricted warranty mark for silver, 1838-79)

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