Requires Photography

Second-course dish with cover

1757
François-Thomas Germain (French, 1726–1791)


Object Place: Europe, Paris, France

Dimensions

Diameter (dish): 30.5 cm (12 in.) Diameter (cover): 27.5 cm (10 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

1993.495.2a-b

Medium or Technique

Metal; silver

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver

One of a pair of second-course dishes and fluted domed covers with vegetal finials, the borders of the dishes engraved with the Russian Imperial Arms

Inscription

struck with St. Petersburg marks for 176?

Engraved No. 12?

Provenance

1757, ordered by Empress Elisabeth (b. 1709 - d. 1762) as part of the "Parisian" silver service for the Imperial Court of Russia. March 19, 1971, sold by S. J. Phillips, Ltd., London, to Elizabeth Parke Firestone (b. 1897 - d. 1990) and Harvey S. Firestone, Jr. (b. 1898 - d. 1973), Akron, OH and Newport, RI; 1993; gift of the estate of Elizabeth Parke Firestone and Harvey S. Firestone, Jr. (Accession Date: May 26, 1993)

Credit Line

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