One of a pair of small shallow dishes. Partially chased with two rows of scallops or flutes with a scalloped edge which is slightly more rectangular than that of its pair.
Engraved with AIF on the underneath.
Marks illegible, its pair is illustrated in Helft, plate XXXVIII. Other: Guarantee mark used after 1838 for medium sized works: a small boar's head (Tardy, p. 173).
By 1912, Felix Doisteau, Paris. By 1914, Jacques Helft, Paris. 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)
Elizabeth Parke Firestone and Harvey S. Firestone, Jr. Collection