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Circular deep dish

France (Paris)
1771–72
Artist Unidentified artist


Object Place: Europe, Paris, France

Dimensions

Overall: 3.2cm (1 1/4in.) Other (Overall): 25.1cm (9 7/8in.)

Accession Number

1993.336

Medium or Technique

Metal; silver

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver

Shaped circular deep dish. Plain with molded rim. Engraved with CL underneath.

Inscription

Warden's Mark: 1771-1772: a crowned H (Dennis, 38). Charge Mark: Illegible butprobably the charge mark for large work 1768-1775: a crowned A (Dennis, 38). Discharge Mark: for small work, 1768-1775: a helmeted head (Dennis, 34). Other: Guarantee mark used after 1838 for medium sized work: a small boar's head (Tardy, p. 173); Countermarkused after 1838: parts of insects (Rosenberg, 5929);Mark for old work, 1781-1792: a lyre (Dennis, 74).

Provenance

Elizabeth Parke Firestone (b. 1897 - d. 1990) and Harvey S. Firestone, Jr. (b. 1898 - d. 1973), Akron, OH and Newport, RI; 1993; gift of the estate of Elizabeth Parke Firestone and Harvey S. Firestone, Jr., to the MFA. (Accession Date: May 26, 1993)

Credit Line

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