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Basin

Maker:
Léopold Antoine (master 1706, active 1706–1729)
Date:
1727–29
Culture:
French, Paris
Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
2 3/4 × 8 3/8 × 12 1/4 in. (7 × 21.3 × 31.1 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Silver
Credit Line:
Bequest of Catherine D. Wentworth, 1948
Accession Number:
48.187.22
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 551
Marking: [1] Crowned fleur-de-lis, 2 grains de remède, L A, device a pellet (maker's mark for Léopold Antoine); [2] A, crowned on side (Paris charge mark, 1726–32); [3] Crowned M (Paris warden's mark, 1728–29); [4] Crowned martlet (Paris discharge mark for medium-sized pieces, 1726–32)

Location of marks:
[1]–[3] on bottom of basin
[4] inside basin below rim
Marquis de Langle ; Catherine D. Wentworth (until 1948; to MMA)
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