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Elliptical, blue glass lined. Paw feet at ends & sides. Cast lions heads at ends, leafy festoons with beaded medallions below ribbons on sides. Pierced & molded bands at top & bottom. Engraved shield with three swans on one medallion; crown, armed arm holding knights helmet on other. Marks on...

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Marks

Paris wardens mark

Provenance

Swan Collection. By 1921, Miss Elizabeth Howard Bartol; 1921, gift of Miss Elizabeth Howard Bartol to the MFA.

Credit Line

Swan Collection. Gift of Miss Elizabeth Howard Bartol

French (Paris), 1781

Object Place

Paris, France

Accession Number

21.1280

Medium or Technique

Metal

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver