Object Place: Europe, Paris, France
4.1 x 7.2 x 9.3 cm (1 5/8 x 2 13/16 x 3 11/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
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One from a set of four cast trencher salts. The shaped oval base has scrollingforming the supports. The rim is of molded quaterfoil shape and the interior is silver gilt. There is a mostly erased crest on the side.
Maker's Mark: a crowned fleur-de-lis, two grains, AM, a Maltese cross (Dennis,248). Warden's Mark: 1760-1761: a crowned V (Dennis, 156). Charge Mark: for l arge work, 1756-1762: a crowned A (Dennis, 156).
Elizabeth Parke Firestone (1897-1990) and Harvey S. Firestone, Jr. (1898-1973), Akron, OH and Newport, RI; 1993; gift of the Estate of Elizabeth Parke Firestone and Harvey S. Firestone, Jr. to the MFA.
Elizabeth Parke Firestone and Harvey S. Firestone, Jr. Collection