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Basin

Maker:
Christophe-François Lacompart (master 1717, died 1751)
Date:
1728–29
Culture:
French, Paris
Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
H. 2 in. (5.1 cm.); W. 9 in. (22.9 cm.); L. 13-3/4 in. (34.9 cm.)
Classification:
Metalwork-Silver
Credit Line:
Bequest of Catherine D. Wentworth, 1948
Accession Number:
48.187.189
Not on view
Marking: [1] Crowned fleur-de-lis, 2 grains de remède, C F L, device a pair of dividers (maker's mark)
[2] A, crowned on side (Paris charge mark for silver, 1726-32)
[3] Crowned M (Paris warden's mark, 1728-29)
[4] Crowned martlet (Paris discharge mark for medium-sized silver, 1726-32)
[5] Boar's head (Paris restricted warranty mark for silver, 1838-79)

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