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Oil and vinegar frame

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A two bottle oblong cruet stand. On an hourglass shaped base with a raised molded border. The four fluted scroll feet rising to slatted supports support twocircular frames, the lower one pierced with ovals, the upper gadrooned on the inside rim and chased with foliage on the outer. The two cover...

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Maker's Mark: a crowned fleur-de-lis, two grains, PR, a mesh (Dennis, 303). Warden's Mark: a crowned I, 1702-1703, not illustrated, but 1701-1702 is a crowned H (Dennis, 276) and 1703-1704 is a crowned K (Dennis, 245). Charge Mark: 1697-1704: an A with a scepter and a hand of justice (Dennis, 79). Other: Guarantee mark used after 1838: a boar's head (Trady, p. 173); a small rectangle, possibly with ET inside (Tardy, p. 178).

Credit Line

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


Object Place

Paris, France


6.5 x 18.9 x 22.8 cm (2 9/16 x 7 7/16 x 9 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Metal; silver