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Plate

Louis-Joseph Lenhendrick (master 1747, died 1783)

Date:
1767–68
Culture:
French (Paris)
Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
H. 1-1/8 in. (2.9 cm.); Diam. 12-3/4 in. (32.4 cm.)
Classification:
Metalwork-Silver
Credit Line:
Bequest of Catherine D. Wentworth, 1948
Accession Number:
48.187.176
  • Signatures, Inscriptions, and Markings

    Marking: [1] Crowned fleur-de-lis, 2 grains de remède, L L, device a column (maker's mark)
    [2] Crowned A with laurel branch (Paris charge mark for large silver, 1762-68)
    [3] Crowned D (Paris warden's mark, 1767-68)
    [4] A rose (Paris discharge mark for large silver, 1762-68)
    [5] Hunting horn (Paris countermark, 1768-74)
    [6] Man's slipper (countermark for generality of Paris, 1774-80)
    [7] Clasped hands (general countermark, 1780-82)
    [8] Dolphin head (Paris countermark, 1782-89)
    [9] Head of Minerva and numeral 1, in octagon (French mark for first standard silver, 1838 to present)
    [10] Anvil mark (France, 1838 to present)

    Location of marks:
    [1]-[3], [9] underneath rim
    [4]-[8], [10] on top of rim

  • Provenance

    Catherine D. Wentworth (until 1948; to MMA)

  • See also
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    In the Museum
    Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History
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