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Sugar caster

Maker:
Jean Lacère (Lasserre), père (master 1701, died 1756)
Date:
possibly 1732
Culture:
French, Toulouse
Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
H. 8-7/8 in. (22.5 cm.)
Classification:
Metalwork-Silver
Credit Line:
Bequest of Catherine D. Wentworth, 1948
Accession Number:
48.187.415a, b
Not on view
Marking: [1] I between 2 grains de remède, LAC / ERE, an undeciphered device below (maker's mark)
[2] Maltese cross, a fleur-de-lis above (Toulouse charge mark, date undetermined)
[3] T O L, a fleur-de-lis above, an undecipherable letter [possibly "H" (date mark for 1732)] between 2 pellets below (Toulouse warden's mark)
[4] A shield with 3 fleurs-de-lis, surmounted by a crown and 3 pellets (Toulouse discharge mark, date undetermined)

Location of marks:
[1]-[3] on underside
[4] on sabre fastening and on top of cover
Catherine D. Wentworth (until 1948; to MMA)
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