Bowl

France (Paris)
1545–55
Artist Unidentified artist (Swedish)


Object Place: Europe, Paris, France

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 11.1 x 4.4 cm (4 3/8 x 1 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

1993.284

Medium or Technique

Metal; silver

On View

Britain, 1750-1800 / Portraits (Gallery 141)

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver

Partly fluted bowl on foot

Inscription

Engraved on the foot: "J. Habert"

Markings

letter "b" with open crown.

Provenance

By 1895, Martin Leroy. By 1911, Charles Koecklin. By 1914, Jacques Helft, Paris. May 16, 1952, sold by Au Vieux Paris to 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