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Chocolate-pot

French (Valenciennes)
1745
Formerly attributed to Veuve-Louis Waustrud


Object Place: Europe, Valenciennes, France

Dimensions

Weight: 30 oz., 24.1 cm (1.87 lb., 9 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

1993.412

Medium or Technique

Metal; silver

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver

Chocolate-pot on three scroll feet, with wood handle and bud form finial.

Markings

Marked on lid and pot.

Provenance

By 1936, Thierry Delanoue, Paris [see note 1]; by 1959, Bonnefoy et Cie, Paris (dealers); 19 June 1959, 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. (Accession date: May 26, 1993)

NOTES:
[1] Exhibited at Musee des Arts Decoratifs, Paris, 1936, cat. #184.

Credit Line

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