Platter


Dimensions

Overall: 7 x 35.6 cm, 1031.1 gm (2 3/4 x 14 in., 2.3 lb.)

Accession Number

2003.782

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Silver hollowware

Markings

Underneath rim, individual rectangular reserves are stamped with the letters "M"; "C"; "O"; [device]; "O". Another mark underneath the rim on the opposite side is stamped "J * E * O, C, or G."

Provenance

April 14, 1975, sold by Alphonse Jax (dealer), New York, to Landon T. Clay, Boston [see note]; 2003, year-end gift of Landon T. Clay and Lavinia Clay to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 21, 2004)

NOTE: According to Alphonse Jax at the time of the sale, this entered the United States from Argentina and was cleared by U.S. Customs on April 7, 1975. The donor, however, later recalled that he purchased it from the Edward Merrin Gallery, New York.

Credit Line

Gift of Lavinia and Landon T. Clay