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Perfume bottle (one of six) (part of a set)

Maker:
Louis Mailly (master 1723, died 1739)
Date:
1728–30
Culture:
French, Paris
Medium:
Rock crystal, gold
Dimensions:
Height: 5 1/2 in. (14 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Gold and Platinum
Credit Line:
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Wrightsman, 1976
Accession Number:
1976.155.48a, b
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 545
Marking: [1] crowned fleur-de-lis, two grains de remède, LM, device a mallet (maker's mark); [2] crowned dolphin's head (Paris charge mark for gold,1727–32); [3] crowned roman N (Paris warden's mark for silver [sic], 1729–30); [4] crowned chancellor's mace (Paris discharge mark for small work, 1727–32).

Location of marks:
[1]–[3]: inside base of stopper on each
[4]: on shoulder of each
[ A La Vieille Russie , Paris, before 1955–after 1956 ] ; Mr. and Mrs. Charles Wrightsman , New York (until 1976; to MMA)
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