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Mustard pot

Maker:
Maker attributed to: Pierre-Nicolas Sommé (master 1760, retired 1806)
Date:
1777–78
Culture:
French, Paris
Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
H. 4-1/2 in. (11.4 cm.)
Classification:
Metalwork-Silver
Credit Line:
Bequest of Catherine D. Wentworth, 1948
Accession Number:
48.187.276a, b
Not on view
Marking: [1] PARIS in cipher (Paris charge mark for gold and small silver, 1775-81)
[2] Crowned O (Paris warden's mark, 1777-78)
[3] Monkey's head (Paris discharge mark for gold and small silver, 1775-81)
[4] A lyre (French mark for old work, 1781-83)

Location of marks:
[1], [2] inside cover
[3] on rim below lip
[4] on lip
Catherine D. Wentworth (until 1948; to MMA)
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