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Basin

Date:
1771
Culture:
French, Toulouse
Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
Overall (confirmed): 2 5/8 x 10 1/2 x 15 7/8 in., 35.179oz. (6.7 x 26.7 x 40.3 cm, 997.3g)
Classification:
Metalwork-Silver
Credit Line:
Bequest of William Mitchell, 1921
Accession Number:
22.32.3
Not on view
Marking: [1] B between 2 grains de remède, SAM/SON, a rose below (maker's mark)
[2] Crowned M (charge mark for large work, jurisdiction of Toulouse, 1768-74)
[3] T O L, a fleur-de-lis between 2 grains above, a Q between 2 grains below (Toulouse warden's mark, 1771)
[4] Horse's head (discharge mark for large work, jurisdiction of Toulouse, 1768-74)
[5] Crab (restricted warranty mark for silver, French provinces, 1838-79)

Location of marks:
[1] under rim (?)
[2], [3] under wall
[4] underneath edge
[5] underneath edge and base
William D. Mitchell (until 1921; bequeathed to MMA)
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