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Oval dish

France (Paris)
1765
Artist Unidentified artist (Swedish)


Object Place: Europe, Paris, France

Dimensions

3.2 x 25.5 x 36.4 cm (1 1/4 x 10 1/16 x 14 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

1993.290

Medium or Technique

Metal; silver

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver

A shaped oval dish, with a molded rim. There is a trace of a monogram on the rim, below the molding.

Markings

Warden's Mark: 1765-1766: a crowned B, Incomplete (Dennis, 73). Discharge Mark: for large work, 1762-1768: a rose (Dennis, 73). Other: Probably the discharge mark for small work, 1783-1786; a peasant's head (Dennis, 66); mark of "recense" used after November 9, 1797 to mark works with the marks of the old regime: a head (Tardy, p. 165); Guarantee mark used after 1838 for small work: a small boar's head (Tardy, p. 173); A bird's head, possibly an eagle's head: Garantie-Marken fur MitterArbeiten" (Rosenberg, 5894).

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