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Covered ecuelle with undertray

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A silver-gilt covered bowl and plateau from a traveling service [See 1993.497.1-4], the plateau plain with a gadrooned wedge, the bowl plain with stylized shell handles, the lid with gadrooned edge, cut and applied sunburst motif, and hinged loop handle.

Marks

Warden's Mark: 1694-95, a crowned A (Beuque I #1682 p 191): Underside of lid and plateau, on bowl beneath handle. Charge Mark: for large work, 1691-98, a capital A with 2 fleurs-de-lys (Beuque I #1699 p 193): Underside of lid and plateau, bowl beneath handle. Other: "398" struck underside of bowl and plateau.

Credit Line

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

French (Paris), 1694–95

Object Place

Paris, France

Dimensions

9 cm (3 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

1993.497.1a-c

Medium or Technique

Metal; silver-gilt

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver