One of a set of four shaped square dishes with molded rims and an engraved creest in the center. Engraved with FC and stamped with CV on the underside of the rim.
Engraved coat of arms.
Maker's mark: a crowned fleur-de-lis, two grains, NCV, a pearl (Nocq, 82). Warden's Mark: 1757-1758: a crowned R (Dennis, 36). Charge Mark: for large work, 1756-1762: a crowned A (Dennis, 332). Discharge Mark: for large work, 1756-1762: a woman's head (Dennis, 36).
1930, purchased by Jacques Helft. 1938, Comtesse Niel, Paris. 1952, 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)
Elizabeth Parke Firestone and Harvey S. Firestone, Jr. Collection