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SILVER JAR FROM CHEST

Made by: Unknown

Currently in storage


About this object

A small silver jar with a lid. It is round and undecorated. The join between lid and jar is chanelled.

Category:
woodwork
Object name:
SILVER JAR FROM CHEST
Made from:
Silver
Made in:
Paris, France
Date made:
ca. 1786
Size:
4.7 × 5.1 cm (1 7/8 × 2 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
34.52.5-6
Class:
WOOD
Signature marks:
MARK Crowned P (Paris Warden's mark for 1786); Crossed L's (the charge mark of the Fermier-General Henry Clavel, 1783-89); Bird's head facing L (the discharge mark of Henry Clavel, 1783-89); an illegible maker's mark
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973
Displayed in exhibition:
Perfume and Seduction