Caster

French (Paris)
about 1690-1710
Marked by Jean I Petit (French, master in 1629)


Dimensions

Height x diameter: 8.9 x 4 cm (3 1/2 x 1 9/16 in.) Weight: 2.19 oz. (62 gm)

Accession Number

1993.273

Medium or Technique

Metal; silver

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Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver

Caster

Markings

IP surrounded by laurel wreaths topped with fleurs de lis above and topped by a crown

Provenance

Felix Doistau (1846-1936), Paris; Jacques Helft, Buenos Aires (dealer); October 20, 1952, purchased by 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