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Made by: Unknown

Currently in storage


About this object

The bowl is plain except for a slightly domed medallion in the bottom covered front and back with images and inscriptions including St. George and the Dragon and an elaborate coat of arms. The handle is in the form of two intertwined snakes. On the rim of the bowl is engraved "ROUVIER 1794."

Category:
SILVERWORK
Object name:
Wine Taster
Made from:
Silver
Made in:
FRANCE
Date made:
1794-1899
Size:
H. 4 1/2 in.
wine taster __11.43 CM

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
12.248
Class:
SILVER
Signature marks:
MARK; INSCRIPTION; COAT OF ARMS __Crab- tester's mark established in 1838 for works on silver of second standard (800). L L, a hammer in between, in a lozenge- maker's mark, provintial ROUVIER 1794 on front: COMITESET DOMIN IN MANS EEI, on back: HEINRI E GOTHELF GUILHEM FR
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973