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F.G.T (?)

Date:
1794–97
Culture:
French (Paris)
Medium:
Silver gilt
Dimensions:
H. 2-1/8 in. (5.4 cm.); W. 8-3/8 in. (21.3 cm.); L. 12-5/8 in. (32.1 cm.)
Classification:
Metalwork-Silver
Credit Line:
The Collection of Giovanni P. Morosini, presented by his daughter Giulia, 1932
Accession Number:
32.75.82
  • Signatures, Inscriptions, and Markings

    Marking: [1] F G T (?), pellets, device a fasces, in vertical lozenge (unidentified maker's mark)
    [2] Head of Apollo, with numeral 1, in an oval (Paris unofficial assay mark for first standard silver, 1794-97)
    [3] Cock with numeral 1, in a vertical octagon (Paris unofficial assay mark for first standard silver, 1798-1809)
    [4] Man's head between 8 and 5 in a circle (Paris excise mark for medium-sized work, 1798-1809)
    [5] Crab (restricted warranty mark for silver, French provinces, 1838-79)
    [6] Weevil in shaped reserve (French import mark for silver, 1838-1864)

    Location of marks:
    [1]-[3] on underside
    [4]-[6] on rim

  • Provenance

    Giovanni Pertinax Morosini

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    Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History
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