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French, Paris
Gilded silver
Height: 4 in. (10.2 cm)
Credit Line:
Bequest of Catherine D. Wentworth, 1948
Accession Number:
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 522
Marking: [1] Indecipherable (probably maker's mark);
[2] A on an inverted crown (Paris charge mark, 1713–17);
[3] Crowned V (Paris warden's mark, 1713–14);
[4] Cock with raised right claw (probably Paris countermark, 171–17);
[5] Boar's head (Paris restricted warranty mark for silver, 1838–79);

Location of marks:
[1]–[3] on underside;
[4], [5] on foot rim, [5] also below lip
Catherine D. Wentworth (until 1948; bequeathed to MMA)
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