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Dish

Maker:
Edme-Pierre Balzac (1705–ca. 1786, master 1739, recorded 1781)
Date:
1760–61
Culture:
French, Paris
Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
Overall: 1 3/8 × 10 in. (3.5 × 25.4 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Silver
Credit Line:
Bequest of Catherine D. Wentworth, 1948
Accession Number:
48.187.171
Not on view
Marking: [1] Crowned fleur-de-lis, 2 grains de remède, E P B, device a cinquefoil (maker's mark)
[2] Crowned A (Paris charge mark for large silver, 1756-62)
[3] Crowned V (Paris warden's mark, 1760-61)
[4] Woman's head to left (Paris discharge mark for large silver, 1756-62)
[5] Crab (restricted warranty mark for silver, French provinces, 1838-79)
[6] Indecipherable

Location of marks:
[1]-[3] on underside of rim
[4]-[6] on rim
Catherine D. Wentworth (until 1948; to MMA)
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