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Circular dinner plate

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.


Wadren's Mark: 1761-1762: a crowned X (Dennis, 75). Charge mark: 1756-1762: a crowned A, Incomplete (Dennis, 160). Other: Countermark used after 1838: partsof 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)

Credit Line

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

France (Paris), 1761–62

Object Place

Paris, France

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Metal; silver