Beaker

France (Strasbourg)
1571–1616
Joachim Vogel ((master in 1571)), Formerly attributed to Unidentified artist


Object Place: Europe, Strasbourg, France

Dimensions

9.4 cm (3 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

1993.469

Medium or Technique

Metal; silver

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver

Parcel-gilt beaker

Inscription

The inscription reads: "Early in the autumn drink as much as you can as long as the barrel is full." - Translated by Jean-Marie Bouchard, 8/93.

Markings

Maker's mark a bird

Provenance

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)

Credit Line

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