Plaque

French
1542–43
Attributed to Martin Beaulieu (French, active about 1539–about 1561)


Object Place: Europe, France

Dimensions

13.1 x 20.2 cm (5 3/16 x 7 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

1993.457

Medium or Technique

Metal; silver

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver

Chased plaque, rectangular, repousse and chased with a Greek or Roman military scene with a captive presented to a seated general in plumed helmet in front of circular tents. The Continence of Scipio?

Inscription

FP on sword of soldier in left center foreground.

Markings

Maker's mark: crowned fleur de lys, two grains, letters MB seperated by a chalice

Provenance

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. (Accession date: May 26, 1993)

Credit Line

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