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Square shaped dish

One of a pair of shaped square dishes with deep center depression and a molded rim.

Marks

Maker's mark: IMLIN in a rectangle (Helft, 1196) Maison Commune: Strasbourg 1775: a crowned, foliate L (Helft, 1105) Other: Countermark used after 1838: parts of insects (Rosenberg, 5929); "Reconnaisance de Strasbourg (11 deniers, 12 grains, titre de Paris)" for large works (Helft, 1103); a small swan in an oval, applied after 1893: "Ce poincon s'applique aussi sur les ouvrages aux titrelegaux provenant des ventes publiques et dont on ne peut pas determiner la provenance. Les droits de garantee ne sont pas restitues en cas de reexportation des ouvrages marques de ce poincon. " (Tardy, p. 179).

Provenance

By 1951, with Jean-Louis Bonnefoy, Au Vieux Paris, Paris; April 24, 1951, sold by Au Vieux Paris to Elizabeth Parke Firestone (1897-1990) and Harvey S. Firestone, Jr. (1898-1973), Akron, OH and Newport, RI; 1993; gift of the Estate of Elizabeth Parke Firestone and Harvey S. Firestone, Jr. (Accession date: May 26, 1993)

Credit Line

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

French (Strasbourg), 1775

Object Place

Strasbourg, France

Accession Number

1993.288.2

Medium or Technique

Metal; silver

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver