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Oval dish

A shallow, shaped oval dish, with a molded rim.

Marks

Maker's Mark: a crowned fleur-de-lis, two grains, NML, two fleurs-de-lis (Dennis, 206). Discharge Mark: for large work, 1768-1775: a woman's head, Incomplete (Dennis, 206). Other: guarantee mark used after 1838 for small, old work: a boar's head (Tardy, p. 173).

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), 1768–75

Object Place

Paris, France

Accession Number

1993.293

Medium or Technique

Metal; silver

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver