One of a set of twenty-nine shaped circular dinner plates, with a shallow depression and a molded rim. The borders are engraved with a German coat-of-arms and a Princely coronet.
Maker's Mark: a crowund fleur-de-lis, two grains, FTG, a fleece, Incomplete (Dennis, 162). Warden's Mark: 1761-1762: a crowned x (Dennis, 75). Charge Mark: 1756-1744: a crowned A, Incomplete (Dennis, 160). Other: Countermark used after 1838: parts of insects (Rosenberg, 5929); a small rectangle, possibly two.
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)
Elizabeth Parke Firestone and Harvey S. Firestone, Jr. Collection