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Cruet frame

France (Paris)
1760
Pierre II Germain (French, 1703–1783)


Object Place: Europe, Paris, France

Dimensions

Overall: 1290 gm (45.5 oz.)

Accession Number

1993.453a-h

Medium or Technique

Metal; silver

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver

Shaped oval cruet frame on molded foot (with two glass bottles)

Markings

Original ducal coat of arms

Provenance

By 1900, Madame Leon Helft, Paris [see note 1]. By 1926, Francis Guerault, Paris [see note 2]. By 1933, Sir Phillip Sassoon, London [see note 3]. By 1942, Madame Balsan, New York [see note 4]. 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)

Note:
[1] 1900, exhibited at the Exposition Universelle, Paris (one of a pair).
[2] 1926, exhibited at the Musee des Arts Decoratifs, Paris.
[3] 1933, exhibited "Three French Regions," London.
[4] 1942, exhibited "in Aid A.W.V.S.," New York.

Credit Line

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