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Egg cup

French (Provins)
1767–77
Francois Martin Michelin


Object Place: Europe, Paris, France

Dimensions

Weight: 6.05 oz., 7.1 cm (0.38 lb., 2 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

1993.328.1

Medium or Technique

Metal; silver

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver

One of a pair (with 1993.328.2) of egg cups with wheat sheaf stems

Provenance

By 1954, Ricardo Espirito Santo [see note 1]. 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. (Accession date: May 26, 1993)

Notes:
[1] 1954, exhibited "Tresor de la Cour du Portugal," Musee des Arts Decoratifs, Paris (Coll. Ricardo Espirito Santo)

Credit Line

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