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Beaker (Timbale)

Date:
1769–70
Culture:
French, Paris
Medium:
Silver gilt
Dimensions:
H. 2-7/8 in. (7.3 cm.)
Classification:
Metalwork-Silver
Credit Line:
Bequest of Annie C. Kane, 1926
Accession Number:
26.260.80
Not on view
Marking: [1] Crowned fleur-de-lis, 2 grains de remède, I P M, a hammer (maker's mark)
[2] Crowned A (Paris charge mark for large work, 1768-74)
[3] Crowned Roman F (Paris warden's mark for silver, 1769-70)
[4] Helmeted head (Paris discharge mark for gold and small silver, 1768-74)
[5] Weevil in rectangle, anvil mark on reverse (French mark for silver imported from countries with customs conventions, 1893 to present)

Location of marks:
[1]-[3] on bottom
[4], [5] near top edge
Annie C. Kane (until 1926; to MMA)
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