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Ecuelle with cover

ecuelle and cover. raised ecuelle with a flat circular base and a rounded plain side. A flat triangular handle with an applied cut card work against a matted ground is soldered on each side. The raised stepped circular cover has an applied border of gadrooning and an applied bezel. The center is...

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marks: maker (top side of both handle, outer side of edge, inner side of the cover) a crowned star IMS (J. Helft, p.168 #464) Warden's mark: a crowned R: Douai around 1755. Charge mark: A gothic letter D between two crowns: reconnaissance de Douai Other (outer side of the bezel): small boar's head(1.25x1.75 mm.): guarantee mark used after 1838, Tardy p.173

Credit Line

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


Object Place

Douai, France

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Medium or Technique

Metal; silver