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Date: 1754-1755
Dimensions:
1 1/2 x 2 7/8 x 3 1/4 in. (3.8 x 7.3 x 8.3 cm.)
Medium: varicolored gold and enamel
Credit Line: The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens
Marks: Gold case: Bezel Outer rim, right side: 1. Discharge mark, sous-fermier Julien Berthe (Oct 19, 1750-1756), une petite tete de poule, rubbed [Nocq, IV, 235] Interior lid and base, centers; and interior front wall, center right: 1. Goldsmith's maker's mark, unidentified, partially rubbed, fleur de lys couronnee, deux grains, lettre J, une etoile. Evidence of two additional flattened letters within outline 2. Crowned date letter "O" Warden's mark, July 13, 1754-55 [Nocq, IV, 217] 3. Charge mark, sous-fermier Julien Berthe (Oct 10, 1750-56), une tete de boeuf [Nocq, IV, 235]
Object Number: 27.15
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