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Spoon (one of a pair) (part of a set)

Maker:
Jean Écosse (master 1705, died 1741/3)
Date:
1728–30
Culture:
French, Paris
Medium:
Gold
Dimensions:
Length: 5 3/16 in. (13.2 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Gold and Platinum
Credit Line:
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Wrightsman, 1976
Accession Number:
1976.155.57
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 545
Marking: [1] crowned fleur-de-lis, two grains de remède, JE, device an heraldic ermine (maker's mark); [2] crowned dolphin's head (Paris charge mark for gold,1727–32); [3] crowned roman N (Paris warden's mark for silver [sic], 1729–30); [4] chancelor's mace (Paris discharge mark for small work, 1727–32).

Location of marks:
[1]–[3]: on back of each stem
[4]: on back of each handle, at tip
[ A La Vieille Russie , Paris, before 1955–after 1956 ] ; Mr. and Mrs. Charles Wrightsman , New York (until 1976; to MMA)
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