Ecuelle with cover
Object Place: Europe, Paris, France
15 x 29.8 x 17.7 cm (5 7/8 x 11 3/4 x 6 15/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
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An ecuelle and cover, the bowl plain with 2 trapezoidal handles chased with urns, drapery, clasps and scrollwork against a textured ground. The bell-shaped lid adorned with gadroons, strapwork, oves and pendants against a textured ground. The knob chased with entrelacs and acanthus with a petal and cluster finial.
Effaced coat of arms on lid.
Maker's Mark: a crowned fleur-de-lys, 2 grains, NLM, a loaf of bread (Dennis 203): Underside of cover, underside of bowl, both handles. Warden's Mark: 1712-13, a crowned T (Dennis 203): Underside of lid. Charge Mark: 1712-17, an A on an inverted crown (Dennis 203): Underside of lid, underside of bowl. Discharge mark: 1712-17, a cock with raised right claw (Dennis 203): Flange of lid, one handle at top. Other: "317" struck on underside of lid and bottom.
Elizabeth Parke Firestone and Harvey S. Firestone, Jr. Collection