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Tumbler

Maker:
Denis Colombier (active 1776–after 1806)
Date:
1789
Geography:
Made in Paris, France
Culture:
French
Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
Overall: 2 5/8 in. (6.7 cm); 2 oz. 7 dwt. (72.8 g) Lip: Diam. 2 7/8 in. (7.3 cm) Base: Diam. 2 in. (5.1 cm)
Classification:
Silver
Credit Line:
Purchase, Mr. and Mrs. Marshall P. Blankarn Gift, 1967
Accession Number:
67.94
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 704
This French tumbler was owned by Elias Hasket Derby, a merchant in Salem, Massachusetts. Derby ordered twelve matching tumblers from Boston silversmith Paul Revere (58.3.1-.4).
Marking: marked on underside: [crowned fleur de lis flanked by pellets] / DC / [bird with branch] (in shaped surround) ; [crown] / 89 (very small) / TP (conjoined) (in shaped surround); A5 (5 is small) (in script in circular lattice surround) (this is charge mark)

marked near lip: [oak leaf] (in oval surround) (discharge mark)
Elias Hasket Derby, Salem, Massachusetts; Arpad Antiques, Washington, D. C., until 1967
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