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Circular deep dish

One of a pair of shaped circular deep dishes, with guilloche pattern rims with molding below. The borders are engraved with an English Earl's armorials.


Maker's Mark: Indistinct, attributed to Jacques Rottiers (A crowned fleur-de-lis, two grains , IR, a sheaf of wheat, Dennis, 293), but too incomplete to tell, see 1993.509.2. Warden's Mark: 1738-1739: a crowned Y, incomplete (Dennis, 185). Charge Mark: 1738-1744: a crowned A with palm branches (Dennis, 290). Discharge Mark: for small work, 1738-1744: a fox's head, incomplete (Dennis, 135). Other: Three circles on the rim.


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

France (Paris), 1738–39

Object Place

Paris, France

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Medium or Technique

Metal; silver