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Castor

French
Artist Unidentified artist


Object Place: Europe, France

Dimensions

17.3 cm (6 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

1993.241

Medium or Technique

Silvered brass

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Metalwork

The plain cylindrical body is formed from sheet seamed once vertically and has a narrow applied molding notched twice below its lip. The circular base is inset in the base of the applied plain moldered foot. The coat of arms is engraved in a leafy mantling. The cylindrical cover has an applied stepped molding at its base, onto which are soldered two cast lugs, and an applied cast peak-shaped (?) finial. The sides of the cover are pierced with decorative geometric pattern.

Markings

No marks

Credit Line

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