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Dish

Maker:
Edme-Pierre Balzac (1705–ca. 1786, master 1739, recorded 1781)
Date:
1757–58
Culture:
French, Paris
Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
H. 1-1/4 in. (3.2 cm.); Diam. 11-3/4 in. (29.8 cm.)
Classification:
Metalwork-Silver
Credit Line:
Bequest of Catherine D. Wentworth, 1948
Accession Number:
48.187.369
Not on view
Marking: [1] Crowned fleur-de-lis, 2 grains de remède, E P B, device a cinquefoil (maker's mark)
[2] Crowned foliate A (Paris charge mark for large silver, 1756-62)
[3] Crowned R (Paris warden's mark, 1757-58)
[4] Shell (Paris discharge mark for gold and small silver, 1756-62)
[5] Open right hand (Paris countermark for gold and silver, 1762-68)

Location of marks:
[1]-[3] under rim
[4], [5] on top of rim
Catherine D. Wentworth (until 1948; to MMA)
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