Remarks: Father of Alice Berthe (nee Querry) Finlay, who was grandmother of Daniel Finlay, one of the owners of 2011.086, and from whom we purchased the tile.
Amédée was a drogman (or translator, specifically for Arabic languages), who eventually became Consul for the French Legation to Persia.
An article in French on Amédée:
by Florence Hellot-Bellier. Amédée Querry: drogman en Perse au milieu du XIXe si`ecle. Cet
article doit servir de préface `a une nouvelle publication de la traduction en fran¸cais du ”Sc..
(Submitted on 22 Feb 2012
). In object file for 2011.086.
And a second article, which includes his birth and death dates can be found in the entry by Jean Calmard on "GOBINEAU, Joseph Arthur" (originally published: December 15, 2001; last updated: February 9, 2012.) on http://www.iranicaonline.org/articles/gobineau (accessed Apr-12-2016).