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Decagonal dish

France (Paris)
1730–31
Artist Unidentified artist (Swedish)


Object Place: Europe, Paris, France

Dimensions

2.1 cm (13/16 in.)

Accession Number

1993.417

Medium or Technique

Metal; silver

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver

A decaogonal dish with a shallow circular center and molded rims. It is engraved MR on the underside.

Inscription

Maker's Mark: Illegible. Warden's Mark: 1730-1731: a crowned O (Dennis, 279). Maker's Mark: Illegible. Warden's Mark: 1730-1731: a crowned O (Dennis, 279). Charge Mark: 1727-1732: an A crowned on the side, Incomplete (Dennis, 279). DCharge Mark: 1727-1732: an A crowned on the side, Incomplete (Dennis, 279). Discharge Mark: Probably for medium-sized work, 1727-1732: a crowned Martlet (Discharge Mark: Probably for medium-sized work, 1727-1732: a crowned Martlet (Dennis, 279). Other: a countermark used after 1838: parts of insects (Rosenbergennis, 279). Other: a countermark used after 1838: parts of insects (Rosenberg). ).

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