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Wine taster

Maker:
Jacques Hanappier (master 1730)
Date:
1758–60
Culture:
French, Orléans
Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
H. 1-1/4 in. (3.2 cm.); L. 4-1/4 in. (10.8 cm.)
Classification:
Metalwork-Silver
Credit Line:
Bequest of Catherine D. Wentworth, 1948
Accession Number:
48.187.323
Not on view
Inscription: (engraved below lip) JEAN-BAPTISTE DUMUIS FILS 1765

Marking: [1] Crowned I H, 2 grains de remède, heart of a lily (maker's mark)
[2] Crowned R, a branch below (Orléans charge mark, 1756-62)
[3] Crowned B, a star below (Orléans warden's mark, 1758-60)
[4] Boar's head (Paris mark for silver, restricted warranty, 1838-79)

Location of marks:
[1]-[3] inside handle
[4] below lip
Catherine D. Wentworth (until 1948; to MMA)
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