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Beaker

France (Paris)
1754
Antoine Plot (French, about 1701-1772)


Object Place: Europe, Paris, France

Dimensions

Weight: 8.5 oz., 11.4 cm (0.53 lb., 4 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

1993.459

Medium or Technique

Metal; silver

On View

Britain, 1750-1800 / Portraits (Gallery 141)

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver

Bell-shaped beaker on domed foot, with molded rim and mid-rib, applied beneath with strapwork

Provenance

By 1900, Edouard Chapey, Paris [see note 1]. 1906, Chasles Collection, Paris. By 1926, Les Fils de Leon Helft, Paris [see note 2]. By 1934, Madame George Samary, paris [see note 3]. 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. to the MFA. (Accession date: May 26, 1993)

Notes:
[1] 1900, exhibited at the Exposition Universelle, Paris (coll. Edouard Chapey).
[2] 1926, exhibited at the Musee des Arts Decoratifs, Paris (coll. Les Fils de Leon Helft).
[3] 1934, Madame Samary sale, Paris, cat. #24, ill. Pl. III.

Credit Line

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