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Covered ewer

France (Chambéry)
1745–55
George Rey


Object Place: Europe, Chambery, France

Dimensions

Weight: 32.1 oz., 25.4 cm (2.01 lb., 10 in.)

Accession Number

1993.253

Medium or Technique

Metal; silver

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver

Covered ewer on molded feet.

Markings

Maker's mark: crowned cross over GR with grain
Possibly the warden's mark of Chambéry: crowned shield with inscription and R
Maker's mark and the possible warden's mark on the underside of the ewer.
Standard: crab for restricted warranty for product from the provinces 1838-1961 at the outside top of ewer; on bezel

Provenance

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)

Credit Line

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