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Small covered dish

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Circular, straight sides curving to flat bottom, molded edge. Cast handles at sides with flower-plaques on body. Reeded edge on cover, raised and stepped in center to support tall bud finial from flower-plaque.

Inscription

Engraved arms on side and cover.

Marks

Marks on bottom and one on bezel of cover.

Provenance

Bought by the MFA for $1000. (Accession Date: February 2, 1933)

Credit Line

H. E. Bolles Fund

Legumier

French (Paris), 1788/1789

Object Place

Paris, France

Dimensions

Overall: 15 x 26.2 x 20.5 cm (5 7/8 x 10 5/16 x 8 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

33.57a-b

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver