Porringer with cover (Écuelle), Philippe Lafourge (master 1740/1, died 1767), Silver, French, Toulouse

Porringer with cover (Écuelle)

Maker:
Philippe Lafourge (master 1740/1, died 1767)
Date:
1759
Culture:
French, Toulouse
Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
Overall: 5 × 7 × 12 in. (12.7 × 17.8 × 30.5 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Silver
Credit Line:
Bequest of Catherine D. Wentworth, 1948
Accession Number:
48.187.12a, b
Not on view
Marking: [1] PH / LAFO / RGUE, crown above, a fleur-de-lis between two grains de remède below (maker's mark);

[2] Horse's head (charge mark, jurisdiction of Toulouse, ca. 1756–60);

[3] T O L, D below (Toulouse warden's mark, 1759);

[4] Crowned shield with a bird (discharge mark, jurisdiction of Toulouse, ca. 1756–60);

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



Location of marks:

[1], [3] inside cover and under base of dish

[2], [4] under base of dish

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