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Plate

German (Dresden)
1772
Attributed to Carl David Shrödel (German (Dresden), entered 1743)


Dimensions

Overall: 25.7 cm (10 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

1986.1032

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver

A cinquefoil-shaped plate with a broad rim and concave circular wells. Monogram of Frederick Augustus [Augustus III], elector of Saxony, engraved on rim.

Inscription

On rim: monogram of Frederick Augustus [Augustus III, Elector of Saxony]: script "F" and "A", crowned.

On back rim: engraved "208." over "2mr:12lt:1.B:3R:" (inventory number and weight).

Markings

On back: partial guild mark for Dresden ("13" over two crossed swords and a horizontal bar visible).

Credit Line

Gift of William A. Coolidge