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Oval cruet stand

A shaped oval cruet stand with scrolling and foliage on either end and two foiate motifs in the center of each side. On scrolled and foliate feet. The deta chable bottle mounts are circular with cast and chased openwork grape vines and scrolling. Two detachable vase shaped nozzles flank the...

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Inscription

Maker's Mark: maker's small mark: a crowned fleur-de-lis, two grains, FTG (Dennis, 161). Warden's Mark: 1757-1758: a crowned R (Dennis, 161). Charge Mark: for small work, 1756-1762: a harrow (Dennis, 161).

Provenance

By 1954, Ricardo Espirito Santo, Lisbon [see note 1]. 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) Note: [1] 1954, exhibited "Tresors de la Cour du Portugal," Musee des Arts Decoratifs, Paris.

Credit Line

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

France (Paris), 1757–58

Object Place

Paris, France

Accession Number

1993.406a-e

Medium or Technique

Metal; silver

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver