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Circular deep dish

Shaped circular deep dish, with molded rim.

Marks

Maker's Mark: a crowned fleur-de-lis, two grains, AL the dove of the Holy Ghost (Nocq, p. 169). Warden's Mark: Illegible. Charge Mark: for large work, 1786-t (Nocq, p. 169). Warden's Mark: Illegible. Charge Mark: for large work, 1786-1789: a crowned A (Dennis, 77). Discharge Mark: for small work 1786-1789: a pa1789: a crowned A (Dennis, 77). Discharge Mark: for small work 1786-1789: a parrot's head (Dennis, 77). Other: Guarantee Mark used after 1838: a small boar'rrot's head (Dennis, 77). Other: Guarantee Mark used after 1838: a small boar's head (Tardy, p. 173). s head (Tardy, p. 173).

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

France (Paris), 1786–89

Object Place

Paris, France

Accession Number

1993.233

Medium or Technique

Metal; silver

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver