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Candle snuffer

France (Paris)
1722–27
Jean-Baptiste Housseau


Object Place: Europe, Paris, France

Accession Number

1993.480

Medium or Technique

Metal; silver

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver

Conical candle snuffer with stylized bird form handle

Provenance

By 1897, Baron Jerome Pichon [see note 1]. Elizabeth Parke Firestone (b. 1897 - d. 1990) and Harvey S. Firestone, Jr. (b. 1898 - d. 1973), Akron, OH and Newport, RI; 1993 [see note 3]; gift of the estate of Elizabeth Parke Firestone and Harvey S. Firestone, Jr., to the MFA. (Accession Date: May 26, 1993)

NOTES:
[1] Baron Jerome Pichon's sale, Rollin & Feuardent, Paris, 24 April - 1 May 189, cat #505.

Credit Line

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