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Pair of salt spoons

Date:
1789
Culture:
French, Paris
Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
Length (each): 3 3/4 in. (9.5 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Silver
Credit Line:
Bequest of Catherine D. Wentworth, 1948
Accession Number:
48.187.211, .212
Not on view
Marking: [1] Crowned fleur-de-lis, 2 grains de remède, first letter J, the rest illegible (unidentified maker's mark)
[2] Foliate A with numeral 5 in circle, cross hatched border (Paris charge mark, 1789-92?)
[3] Crowned P, 88 (Paris warden's mark, 1788-89)
[4] Vine leaf with numeral 4, in circle (Paris discharge mark, 1789-92)
[5] Boar's head (Paris restricted warranty mark for silver, 1838-79)

Location of marks:
All marks on back of each handle
Catherine D. Wentworth (until 1948; to MMA)
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