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Circular dish

France (Toulon)
1749
Joseph Augier


Object Place: Europe, Toulon, France

Dimensions

Overall: 1.7cm (11/16in.) Other (Overall): 26.6cm (10 1/2in.)

Accession Number

1993.331

Medium or Technique

Metal; silver

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver

A shallow shaped circular dish with a molded rim. Engraved with a coat of arms in the center.

Inscription

Engraved coat of arms

Markings

Maker's Mark: a crowned heart, two grains, IA, a grain between (Helft, 92).
Maison Commune: a crowned crossed circle with 1749 beneath it (Helft, 92). Charge Mark: 1744-1750: a crowned T, two grains (Helft, 92). Other: Guarantee mark used after 1838 for medium sized work: a small boar's head (Tardy, p. 173); Countermark used after 1838: parts of insects (Rosenberg, 5929).

Provenance

Elizabeth Parke Firestone (b. 1897 - d. 1990) and Harvey S. Firestone, Jr. (b. 1898 - d. 1973), Akron, OH and Newport, RI; 1993 [see note 3]; 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