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Platter or tray

Maker:
widow of Jean-Pierre-Elou-Louis Piette (active 1776–ca. 1790)
Date:
1783
Culture:
French, Toulouse
Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
H. 3/4 in. (1.9 cm.); W. 6-3/8 in. (16.2 cm.); L. 9 in. (16.2 cm.)
Classification:
Metalwork-Silver
Credit Line:
Bequest of Catherine D. Wentworth, 1948
Accession Number:
48.187.183
Not on view
Marking: [1] L/PIE/TTE, fleur-de-lis below (maker's mark)
[2] Foliate M (Toulouse charge mark for gold and small silver, 1780-89 or later?)
[3] T O L, a fleur-de-lis between 2 grains de remède above, a D below (Toulouse warden's mark, 1783)
[4] Boar's head (Toulouse discharge mark for large silver, 1780-89 or later?)
[5] Very small boar's head (Paris restricted warranty mark for silver, 1838-79)

Location of marks:
All marks underneath rim, [5] also on top of rim
Catherine D. Wentworth (until 1948; to MMA)
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