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Circular dish

France (Paris)
1782–83
Artist Unidentified artist


Object Place: Europe, Paris, France

Dimensions

Overall: 3cm (1 3/16in.); Weight 58.1 oz. Other (Overall): 40.7cm (16in.)

Accession Number

1993.333

Medium or Technique

Metal; silver

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver

A large shaped circular dish with a molded rim. Engraved with a crest below the rim, and RM on the underside of the dish. There are possible traces of removed handles.

Inscription

Engraved, Cypher

Markings

Maker's Mark: a crowned fleur-de-lis, two grains, IV(?), the rest illegible. Warden's Mark: 1782-1783: a crowned T (Dennis, 19). Charge Mark: for large work, 1781-1783: a crowned A (Dennis, 19). Discharge Mark: for large work, 1781-1783: a satyr's head (Dennis, 129).

Provenance

Elizabeth Parke Firestone (1897-1990) and Harvey S. Firestone, Jr. (1898-1973), Akron, OH and Newport, RI; 1993; gift of the Estate of Elizabeth Parke Firestone and Harvey S. Firestone, Jr. (Accession date: May 26, 1993)

Credit Line

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