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Dish (part of a service)

Maker:
François Thomas Germain (French, Paris 1726–1791 Paris, master 1748)
Date:
1757–58
Culture:
French, Paris
Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
H. 1-3/8 in. (3.5 cm.); W. 9-1/2 in. (24.1 cm.); L. 13-1/16 in. (33.2 cm.)
Classification:
Metalwork-Silver
Credit Line:
Bequest of Catherine D. Wentworth, 1948
Accession Number:
48.187.364
Not on view
Marking: [1] Crowned fleur-de-lis, 2 grains de remède, F T G (maker's small mark)
[2] Crowned A (Paris charge mark for large silver, 1756-62)
[3] Crowned R (Paris warden's mark, 1757-58)
[4] Weevil in rectangle (French mark for silver imported from countries with customs conventions, 1838 to present)
[8] Modern dealer's mark, Fils de Leon Helft
[5] Crossed anchors and a scepter (?), 1762 beneath (St. Petersburg town mark, 1762)
[6] Russian assayer's mark (Ivan Frolov, 1743-76)
[7] Russian standard mark (90 parts silver in 96 parts metal, as with French first standard)

Location of marks:
all marks under rim
[4] on top of rim at edge
Catherine D. Wentworth (until 1948; to MMA)
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