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Casserole with cover

Maker:
Jean-François-Nicolas Carron (master 1775, active 1806)
Date:
1787–88
Culture:
French, Paris
Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
H. 2-1/2 in. (6.4 cm.); L. 6-7/8 in. (17.5 cm.)
Classification:
Metalwork-Silver
Credit Line:
Bequest of Catherine D. Wentworth, 1948
Accession Number:
48.187.188a, b
Not on view
Marking: [1] Crowned fleur-de-lis, 2 grains de remède, J F C, device a gun (maker's mark)
[2] Crowned A (Paris charge mark for large silver, 1782-89)
[3] Two interlaced L's (Paris charge mark for gold and medium-sized silver, 1782-89)
[4] Crowned P with 87 (Paris warden's mark, 1787-88)
[5] Parrot's head (Paris discharge mark for gold and medium-sized silver, 1786-89)

Location of marks:
[1], [3], [4] inside cover
[2], [4] on underside
[5] on insetting rim of cover and on rim of casserole
Catherine D. Wentworth (until 1948; to MMA)
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