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Wine taster

Maker:
Attributed to Daniel Mameaux (master 1697)
Date:
ca. 1728
Culture:
French, Rouen
Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
Overall: 1 3/8 × 4 3/4 in. (3.5 × 12.1 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Silver
Credit Line:
Bequest of W. Gedney Beatty, 1941
Accession Number:
41.160.37
Not on view
Inscription: On handle: VIVE L'ETE; below lip: P. HEVSDE

Marking: [1] Crown, 2 grains de reméde, paschal lamb, D (?) M, fleur-de-lis (?) (maker's mark);
[2] Goblet (charge mark, jurisdiction of Rouen, ca. 1725–35);
[3] Crowned P (Rouen warden's mark, ca. 1728);
[4] Covered cup (?) (possibly discharge mark, jurisdiction of Rouen, date undetermined)

Location of marks:
[1] under thumbrest, on loop beneath handle
[2]–[4] below lip of bowl
William Gedney Beatty (until d. 1941; bequeathed to MMA)
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