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Wine taster

Maker:
E.G.D.
Date:
ca. 1760
Culture:
French, Chalon-sur-Saône or Mâcon (Dijon Mint)
Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
H. 1 in. (2.5 cm.); L. 4-5/8 in. (11.7 cm.)
Classification:
Metalwork-Silver
Credit Line:
Bequest of Catherine D. Wentworth, 1948
Accession Number:
48.187.320
Not on view
Inscription: (engraved below lip) F.MUNNERET

Marking: [1] EGD (or EDG), a crowned oval enclosing three annulets above (unidentified maker's mark of Chalon-sur-Saône or Macon)
[2] FC, three annulets and crown above (unidentified maker's mark of Chalon-sur-Saône or Macon)
[3] Shield with arms of Dijon above letter P (unidentified Dijon maker's mark)
[4] Crowned P (probably charge mark for large work, jurisdiction of Dijon, undetermined date)
[5] Partridge (?) (see notes)
[6] Lyre (mark of Paris and provinces for old work, 1780-89)
[7] Boar's head (Paris restricted warranty mark for silver, 1838-79)

Location of marks:
[1] on bottom, struck three times
[2] on top of handle
[3] on foot rim
[4]-[6] on bottom
[7] below lip and underside of handle
Catherine D. Wentworth (until 1948; to MMA)
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