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Circular dish

One of a pair of shaped circular deep dishes. Partially fluted with a molded rim and a large crest engraved in the bottom.

Inscription

Three illegible marks, two on the upper rim, one underneath. The Firestone label gives the date as 1710. Its pair is probably from Paris, dated 1687-1691 (See 1993.522.2). Engraved coat of arms.

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), probably 1687–1691

Object Place

France

Accession Number

1993.522.1

Medium or Technique

Metal; silver

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver