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Mustard pot

France (Paris)
1714
Probably by Noël-Charles Langlois


Object Place: Europe, Paris, France

Dimensions

14.7 x 11.7 x 7.8 cm, 380 gm (5 13/16 x 4 5/8 x 3 1/16 in., 13.4 oz.)

Accession Number

1993.431

Medium or Technique

Metal; silver

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver

Goblet-shaped mustard pot, the foot with gadrooned edge and moldings. The body with cut card work against a textured ground, engraved scrolls and coat of arms. Scroll handle. The lid hinged with a thumbpiece, gadrooned border, two engraved scrollwork bands, sunflower finial.

Inscription

Maker's Mark: a crowned fleur-de-lys, 2 grains, [N]CL, [an ear of wheat ?] (Dennis 208): Inside bottom of cup, inside of lid. Warden's Mark: 1714-1715, a crowned X (Dennis 100): Inside bottom fo cup. Charge Mark: 1712-17, an A on aninverted crown (Dennis 100): Inside bottom of cup. Discharge Mark: 1712-17, a cock with raised right claw (Dennis 359): Rim of foot. Other: Illegible mark [LHF?] on underside of foot. Unidentified mark: 3 crowns and a quatrefoil: rim of foot. Import mark ?: rim of foot. Engraved coat of arms. Engraved "324" on underside of foot.

Credit Line

Elizabeth Parke Firestone and Harvey S. Firestone, Jr. Collection