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Bowl with cover (Écuelle)

Maker:
Antoine Plot (1701–1772, master 1729)
Date:
1735–36
Culture:
French, Paris
Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
Overall: 3 3/4 × 7 1/4 × 11 1/4 in. (9.5 × 18.4 × 28.6 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Silver
Credit Line:
Bequest of Catherine D. Wentworth, 1948
Accession Number:
48.187.3a, b
Not on view
Marking: [1] Crowned fleur-de-lis, two grains de remède, A P, device a ball or pincushion (maker's mark);

[2] Crowned A (Paris charge mark, 1732–38);

[3] Crowned T (Paris warden's mark, 1735–36);

[4] Trotting horse (Paris discharge mark for large and medium–size work, 1732–38);

[5] Dove (Versailles discharge mark for large silver work, 1768–81);

[6] Boar's head (Paris restricted warranty mark for silver, 1838–79);



Location of marks:

[1] inside cover and on insetting rim, below lip and on each handle of dish

[2], [3] inside cover, and below lip of dish

[4], [5] on insetting rim of cover and below lip of dish

[6] on insetting rim of cover and on each handle
Catherine D. Wentworth (until 1948; to MMA)
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