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Covered Bowl and Stand

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A Japanese Imari silver-mounted covered bowl and plate. The porcelain painted with fans and flowers in red and blue with gilding. The rim of the plate and foot of the bowl chased with entrelacs. The faceted loop handles bolted inside the bowl and connected to the foot with panels of...

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Discharge Mark: for medium-sized work, 1717-1722, a crowned fleur-de-lys (Dennis 247): once on each handle. Unknown Mark: a fleur-de-lys in a diamond-shaped shield: Knob, foot, rim of plate. Illegible mark [an insect?]: one handle, flange of lid. Engraved "301" on undersides of lid rim and foot.

Credit Line

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

France (Paris), 1717–22

Object Place

Paris, France


15 cm (5 7/8 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Hard-paste porcelain with colored enamel and gilded decoration; silver