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Ecuelle with cover

An ecuelle and cover, the bowl plain with 2 trapezoidal handles chased with urns, drapery, clasps and scrollwork against a textured ground. The bell-shaped lid adorned with gadroons, strapwork, oves and pendants against a textured ground. The knob chased with entrelacs and acanthus with a...

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Effaced coat of arms on lid.


Maker's Mark: a crowned fleur-de-lys, 2 grains, NLM, a loaf of bread (Dennis 203): Underside of cover, underside of bowl, both handles. Warden's Mark: 1712-13, a crowned T (Dennis 203): Underside of lid. Charge Mark: 1712-17, an A on an inverted crown (Dennis 203): Underside of lid, underside of bowl. Discharge mark: 1712-17, a cock with raised right claw (Dennis 203): Flange of lid, one handle at top. Other: "317" struck on underside of lid and bottom.

Credit Line

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

French (Paris), 1712

Object Place

Paris, France

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Metal; silver