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Oval dish

France (Paris)
about 1775
Guillaume-Jean-Baptiste Gouffe


Object Place: Europe, Paris, France

Dimensions

2.6 x 28.6 x 40.4 cm (1 x 11 1/4 x 15 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

1993.263

Medium or Technique

Metal; silver

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver

A large, shallow, shaped oval dish with a molded rim. A crest is engraved on one of the long sides.

Markings

Maker's Mark: a crowned fleur-de-lis, two grains, GJG, a rose (Nocq, p. 269). It is struck four times.

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