Section of a spoon handle

Maker:
Louis II Maistre (master 1760)
Date:
1784–85
Culture:
French, Nîmes (Montpellier Mint)
Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
Length: 2 3/8 in. (6 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Silver
Credit Line:
Gift of Jacques Helft, 1938
Accession Number:
38.113.2
Not on view
Marking: [1] Crowned L M, 2 grains de remède, unidentified device, crescent below (maker's mark)
[2] Crowned foliate N (charge mark of jurisdiction of Montpellier for large silver, 1780-89 or later?)
[3] Crowned C N, 2 pellets, palm tree between resting on crocodile, D below (Nîmes warden's mark, 1784-85)
[4] A rose (discharge mark for jurisdiction of Montpellier for large silver, 1780-89 or later?)
Jacques Helft (until 1938; to MMA)