Bowl with cover (Écuelle)

Maker:
Ipolyte Garlet (master 1720)
Date:
1724–25
Culture:
French, Montpellier
Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
Overall: 4 1/8 × 11 1/2 × 6 1/2 in. (10.5 × 29.2 × 16.5 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Silver
Credit Line:
Bequest of Catherine D. Wentworth, 1948
Accession Number:
48.187.11a, b
Not on view
Inscription: Engraved on side of dish: [monogram] E P M

Marking: [1] Crowned fleur-de-lis with 2 grain de remède, I G, a pellet between (maker's mark);

[2] Crowned fleur-de-lis with two pellets (Montpellier charge mark, 1721–25);

[3] Crowned X flanked by two pellets, M P L below (Montpellier warden's mark, 1724–25);

[4] Crowned dolphin (Montpellier discharge mark, 1721–25);

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



Location of marks:

[1]–[3] on bottom and inside cover

[4] on bottom and on insetting rim of cover

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