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Circular salver

A shaped circular salver with a molded rim with intertwined foliage and at intervals four scrolling motifs all outlined by a thin band of matting and four matted rosettes. The salver rests on four leaf-capped scroll feet.

Inscription

Maker's Mark: a crowned fleur-de-lis, two grains, FTG, a fleece, almost illegible (Dennis, 155) Warden's Mark: 1754-1755: a crowned O (Dennis, 31). Other: Guarantee mark used after 1838 for medium sized work: a small boar's head (Tardy, p. 173).

Provenance

By 1908, Chasles, Paris. By 1920, Junius Spencer Morgan. By 1945, Ricardo Espirito Santo, Lisbon. 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. (Accession date: May 26, 1993)

Credit Line

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

France (Paris), 1754–55

Object Place

Paris, France

Accession Number

1993.407

Medium or Technique

Metal; silver

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver