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Circular dish

France (Paris)
1765–66
Artist Unidentified artist


Object Place: Europe, Paris, France

Dimensions

Overall: 5 cm, 16 oz. (1 15/16 in., 1 lb.); Weight 16 oz. Other (Overall): 25.3cm (9 15/16in.)

Accession Number

1993.358

Medium or Technique

Metal; silver

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver

A circular deep dish, partially fluted with a scalloped rim. A crest is engraved in the center.

Inscription

Warden's Mark: 1765-1766: a crowned B (Indistinct) (Dennis, 73). Charge mark: for large work, 1762-1768: a crowned A with a laurel branch (Dennis, 163). Other: guarantee mark used after 1838: a small boar's head (Tardy, p. 173); Countermark used after 1838: parts of insects (Rosenberg, 5929). Engraved coat of arms.

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