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Beaker

Maker:
Antoine Plot (1701–1772, master 1729)
Date:
1752–53
Culture:
French, Paris
Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
H. 4-1/4 in. (10.8 cm.)
Classification:
Metalwork-Silver
Credit Line:
Bequest of Catherine D. Wentworth, 1948
Accession Number:
48.187.310
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 522
Marking: [1] Crowned fleur-de-lis, 2 grains de remède, A P, a pincushion (maker's mark);
[2] Crowned A with palm and olive branch (Paris charge mark for large silver, 1750–56);
[3] Crowned M (Paris warden's mark, 1752–53);
[4] Hen's head (Paris discharge mark for small gold and silver, 1750–56);
[5] Boar's head (Paris restricted warranty mark for silver, 1838–79);
[6] E T in rectangle (Paris mark for gold or silver imported from countries with customs conventions, 1864 to present);

Location of marks:
[1]-[3] on underside;
[4], [6] below lip;
[5], [6] on foot rim;
Catherine D. Wentworth (until 1948; bequeathed to MMA)
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