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F.G.T (?)
French, Paris
Silver gilt
Overall: 2 1/8 × 12 5/8 × 8 3/8 in. (5.4 × 32.1 × 21.3 cm)
Credit Line:
The Collection of Giovanni P. Morosini, presented by his daughter Giulia, 1932
Accession Number:
Not on view
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
Giovanni Pertinax Morosini (to his daughter Giulia) ; by descent, Giulia P. Morosini (until d. 1932; to MMA)
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