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Plate

A cinquefoil-shaped plate with a broad rim and concave circular wells. Monogram of Frederick Augustus [Augustus III], elector of Saxony, engraved on rim.

Inscription

On rim: monogram of Frederick Augustus [Augustus III, Elector of Saxony]: script "F" and "A", crowned. On back rim: engraved "47" over "2.mr.12lt.2B.H" (inventory number and weight).

Marks

On back: date mark "Y" for 1772 and partial guild mark for Dresden.

Credit Line

Gift of William A. Coolidge

German (Dresden), 1772

Dimensions

Diameter: 25.7 cm (10 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

1986.1031

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver