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Box

Maker:
Pierre-François-Mathis de Beaulieu (apprenticed 1752, master 1768, active until 1792)
Date:
1773–74
Culture:
French, Paris
Medium:
Gold
Dimensions:
Overall: 1 1/16 × 2 3/8 × 1 7/8 in. (2.7 × 6 × 4.8 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Gold and Platinum
Credit Line:
Bequest of Catherine D. Wentworth, 1948
Accession Number:
48.187.463
Not on view
Marking: [1] crowned fleur-de-lis, two grains de remède, PMB, device a star (maker's mark)
[2] rosette of fleurons (Paris charge mark for gold and small silver work, 1768–74)
[3] crowned italic K (Paris warden's mark for gold, 1773–74)
[4] helmeted head (Paris discharge mark for gold and small silver work, 1768–74)
[5] eagle's head, double outline (Paris mark for gold, restricted warranty, 1847–present)

Location of marks:
[1]–[3] inside cover, base and wall of box
[4], [5] outside rim of box, [5] struck twice
Catherine D. Wentworth (until 1948; to MMA)
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