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Two-handled bowl

One of a pair of two-handled bowls, the sides engraved with a later coat-of- arms (Abercromby d'Aboukir)

Inscription

Maker's Mark: probably a crowned fleur-de-lis, two grains, AB, a tower, but isincomplete (Dennis, 72). Warden's Mark: 1785-1786: a crowned P with an 85 (Dennis, 268). CHarge Mark: for large work, 1783-1789: a crowned A (Dennis, 339). Discharge Mark: for small work, 1786-1789: a parrot's head (Dennis, 9).

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

Cocotte

France (Paris), 1786

Object Place

Paris, France

Accession Number

1993.337.1

Medium or Technique

Metal; silver

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver