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Fork with knife handle (one of six)

Maker:
Louis-Antoine Taillepied (born ca. 1734, master 1760, active 1806 (?))
Date:
1778–79
Culture:
French, Paris
Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
L. 5-5/8 in. (14.3 cm.)
Classification:
Metalwork-Silver
Credit Line:
Bequest of Catherine D. Wentworth, 1948
Accession Number:
48.187.237
Not on view
Marking: [1] Crowned fleur-de-lis, 2 grains de remède, L A T, device a foot (maker's mark)
[2] PARIS in cipher (Paris charge mark for gold and small silver, 1774-80)
[3] Crowned P (Paris warden's mark, 1778-79)
[4] Monkey's head (Paris discharge mark for gold and small silver, 1774-80)
[5] Fasces (Paris restricted warranty mark for silver, 1809-19)

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