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Circular dish

A deep, partially fluted circular bowl with a scalloped rim. The interior is engraved with a foliate cartouche with an erased coat-of-arms. It is engraved with a small M on the underside.

Inscription

Maker's Mark: a crowned fleur-de-lia, two grains, ND, two palms crossed (Nocq,p. 138). Warden's Mark: 1701-1702: a crowned H (Dennis, 276). Charge Mark: 17 697-1704: an A with a scepter and a hand of justice (Dennis, 276). Discharge Mark: for work made in a single piece, 1697-1704: a crown (Dennis, 356).

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. to the MFA. (Accession date: May 26, 1993)

Credit Line

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

France (Paris), 1701–02

Object Place

Paris, France

Accession Number

1993.465

Medium or Technique

Metal; silver

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver