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Oval dish

A large, shallow, shaped oval dish with a molded rim. Engraved with a crest on one side.

Inscription

Engraved arms

Marks

Maker's Mark: a crowned fleur-de-lis, two grains, GJG, a rose (Nocq, p. 269).

Provenance

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)

Credit Line

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

France (Paris), last quarter of 18th century?

Object Place

Paris, France

Accession Number

1993.258

Medium or Technique

Metal; silver

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver