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Set of six spoons

Maker:
L.C.
Date:
1819–38
Culture:
French, Paris
Medium:
Silver gilt
Dimensions:
Length (each): 5 5/8 in. (14.3 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Silver
Credit Line:
Bequest of Catherine D. Wentworth, 1948
Accession Number:
48.187.231–.236
Not on view
Inscription: Monogram engraved on back of each

Marking: [1] L C, a caduceus, in vertical lozenge (unidentified maker's mark)
[2] Bearded man's head, numeral 1, in vertical octagon (Paris mark for first standard silver, 1819–38)
[3] Mask in oval (Paris medium excise mark for silver, 1819–38)
[4] Anvil mark (in use from 1818 to present)

Location of marks:
[1], [2], [4] on back of bowl
[3] on front of bowl
Catherine D. Wentworth (until 1948; to MMA)
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