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Bell-shaped beaker

French (Paris)
1773
Nicolas Gonthier


Object Place: Europe, Paris, France

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 11.6 x 8.9 cm, 8 oz. (4 9/16 x 3 1/2 in., 0.5 lb.)

Accession Number

1993.302

Medium or Technique

Metal; silver

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver

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

Provenance

By 1934. E. A. Phillips, London [see note 1]. 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] 1934, Estate of E.A. Phillips sale, Christie's London, cat #52, ill. Pl. I.

Credit Line

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