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Small jug

Small jug. The pear-shaped body, the cast stepped foot and cover are divided in 4 parts joined verticaly. On one of them is soldered a little curved cast spout with a foliage decoration. On the opposite is soldered a harp-shaped handle . The body has an applied bezel. The domed cover has a...

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Inscription

marks (on underside of base): maker: PT above the arms of Salins. PT : little mark of Pierre Ignace II Thiebaud master in 1763 (Helft #237) Warden's mark: a K with a fleur de Lys. salins circa 1768 Charge mark: reconnaissance de Salins (arms of the city) Helft #234, Tardy p. 127

Credit Line

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

1745–55

Object Place

Salins, France

Accession Number

1993.486

Medium or Technique

Metal; silver

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver