Artist Unidentified artist
Object Place: Europe, Paris, France
19.3 cm (7 5/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
One of a pair of Japanese Imari silver-mounted covered jars, the porcelain painted with chrysanthemums and foliage in blue and red with gilding. The mounts on the body comprising a circular gadrooned foot, four rosette bolts, and a collar of engraved strapwork. On the lid, a molded rim and round domed knob with a band of engraved strapwork.
Unknown Mark: a fleur-de-lys in a diamond-shaped shield: Knob and rim of lid, collar and foot of body. "401A" engraved on lid flange, "401" engraved on underside of foot.
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.
Elizabeth Parke Firestone and Harvey S. Firestone, Jr. Collection