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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

Inscription

Maker's Mark: a crowned fleur-de-lis, two grains, FTG, a fleece, Incomplete (DMaker's Mark: a crowned fleur-de-lis, two grains, FTG, a fleece, Incomplete (Dennis, 162). Warden's Mark: 1761-1762: a crowned X (Dennis, 75). Charge Mark: ennis, 162). Warden's Mark: 1761-1762: a crowned X (Dennis, 75). Charge Mark: for large work, 1756-1762: a crowned A (Dennis, 160). Other: countermark used for large work, 1756-1762: a crowned A (Dennis, 160). Other: countermark used after 1838: parts of insects (Rosenberg, 5929); a small rectangle, possibly twafter 1838: parts of insects (Rosenberg, 5929); a small rectangle, possibly two. o.

Provenance

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

1993.510.27

Medium or Technique

Metal; silver

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver