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Sugar spoon

Maker:
Jean Chabrol (master 1709, recorded 1765, not recorded 1766)
Date:
1743–44
Culture:
French, Paris
Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
L. 5 in. (12.7 cm.)
Classification:
Metalwork-Silver
Credit Line:
Bequest of Catherine D. Wentworth, 1948
Accession Number:
48.187.210
Not on view
Inscription: (on back of handle) C R

Marking: [1] Crowned fleur-de-lis, 2 pellets, J C B, device a rayed sun (maker's mark)
[2] Indecipherable (probably Paris charge mark)
[3] Crowned C (Paris warden's mark, 1743-44)
[4] Fox's head (Paris discharge mark for small gold and silver, 1738-44)
[5] Boar's head (Paris restricted warranty mark for silver, 1838-79)

Location of marks:
All marks on back of handle
Catherine D. Wentworth (until 1948; to MMA)
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