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Marriage cup

Marriage cup . The raised écuelle has plain rounded sides, a S-scroll cast dolfin form handle is soldered on each side. The circular, spreading foot comprises a concave band and an applied molding. PC, star,EA is engraved on the side of the bowl.

Inscription

maker: a crowned fleur de lys, two grains, D, halberd Warden's mark: Christies says Paris, circa 1710

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, 1705–15

Object Place

Paris, France

Accession Number

1993.416

Medium or Technique

Metal; silver

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver