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Made by: Unknown

Currently in storage


About this object

The bottom of the bowl is plain and domed. The sides have bunches of grapes and indentations and bosses on one side, and gadrooning on the other. The handle is in the shape of two intertwined serpents. Engraved on the outside of the bowl: "GARNIER FIXIN 1822."

Category:
SILVERWORK
Object name:
Wine Taster
Made from:
Silver
Made in:
FRANCE
Date made:
19th c.
Size:
H. 3 7/8 in.
wine taster __9.75 CM

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
12.252
Class:
SILVER
Signature marks:
MARK; INSCRIPTION; DATE __Minerva's head facing right on an octagon, W to the lower right corner- second silver standard (800) for the Départements, from 1838. M P, an arrow between, in a lozenge- a maker's mark, probably provintial GARNIER FIXIN 1822
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973