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Platter (one of a set, of graduated sizes)

Maker:
Jacques Bernier (master 1781, recorded 1793)
Date:
1786–88
Culture:
French, Paris
Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
H. 1 in. (2.5 cm.); L. 11-1/2 in. (29.2 cm.)
Classification:
Metalwork-Silver
Credit Line:
Bequest of Catherine D. Wentworth, 1948
Accession Number:
48.187.366
Not on view
Marking: [1] Crowned fleur-de-lis, 2 grains de remède, J B, device an anchor (maker's mark)
[2] Crowned A (Paris charge mark for large silver, 1783-89)
[3] Crowned P and 86 (Paris warden's mark for large silver, 1786-87)
[4] Crowned P and 87 (Paris warden's mark for large silver, 1787-88)
[5] Dog's head (Paris discharge mark for large silver, 1783-89)
[6] Crab (restricted warranty mark for silver, French provinces, 1838-79)

Location of marks:
[1], [2], [4] under rim
[5], [6] on top of rim
Catherine D. Wentworth (until 1948; to MMA)
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