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Ecuelle with cover

1750–60
Jean-Maximilien Savary (French)


Object Place: Europe, Douai, France

Dimensions

7.3 x 16.4 cm (2 7/8 x 6 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

1993.427a-b

Medium or Technique

Metal; silver

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver

ecuelle and cover. raised ecuelle with a flat circular base and a rounded plain side. A flat triangular handle with an applied cut card work against a matted ground is soldered on each side. The raised stepped circular cover has an applied border of gadrooning and an applied bezel. The center is a large flat disc with applied ninepins and ribs against a matted ground and scrolled drop ring handle attached in the middle.

Inscription

marks:
maker (top side of both handle, outer side of edge, inner side of the cover) a crowned star IMS (J. Helft, p.168 #464)
Warden's mark: a crowned R: Douai around 1755.
Charge mark: A gothic letter D between two crowns: reconnaissance de Douai
Other (outer side of the bezel): small boar's head(1.25x1.75 mm.): guarantee mark used after 1838, Tardy p.173

Credit Line

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