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Covered compote

Paneled oviform body with three strap supports to molded circular base with acorn finial in center & three ball feet. Horizontal rim has holes for 12 spoons. Acorn finial on domed cover with incurved lower section. Burin mark for assay under rim & base. Marks of tower and *97 on bezel and...

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Marks

Assay mark on base and underside of rim

Credit Line

John Gardner Coolidge Collection

confiturier.sucrier

German, about 1815

Object Place

France

Accession Number

47.1119a-b

Medium or Technique

Sheet silver

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver