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Baluster-form bowl with cover

France (Marseilles)
1752
Lazare Martin (master in 1737)


Object Place: Europe, Marseille, France

Accession Number

1993.264a-b

Medium or Technique

Metal; silver

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver

Baluster-form bowl and cover on molded foot

Markings

Maker's mark: crowned M with grain, fleur-de-lis below (Louis Lazare Martin, Helft 66)
Warden's mark: a shield with a cross (adapted from the town arms), 1752
Charge: under-farmer of Marseilles, 1750-1756: a crowned lion rampant.
All marks are on onderside of the bowl.

Provenance

Until 1934, E.A. Phillips; 1934, sold at E.A. Phillips sale, London [see note 1] to Andre Saint, Paris; 1935, sold at Andre Saint sale, Paris [see note 2]. Elizabeth Parke Firestone (1897-1990) and Harvey S. Firestone, Jr. (1898-1973), Akron, OH and Newport, RI; 1993; gift of the Estate of Elizabeth Parke Firestone and Harvey S. Firestone, Jr. (Accession date: May 26, 1993)

NOTES:
[1] Possibly sold at E.A. Phillips sale, Christie's London, 1934, cat #129. [2] Sold at Andre Saint sale, Paris, 1935, cat # 52.

Credit Line

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