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Small chocolate pot

France (Paris)
1756–62
François-Thomas Germain (French, 1726–1791)


Object Place: Europe, Paris, France

Dimensions

Height x length: 17.8 x 21 cm (7 x 8 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

1993.498

Medium or Technique

Metal; silver

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver

Small chocolate pot on three feet. Stir hole cover pivots on a pin; spout is covered with a hinged lid.

Markings

Maker's mark underside lid
Charge: crowned A for large size works, 1756-62, on underside of pot and underside of lid
Discharge: shell for small size pieces, 1756-62, outside molding of pot
Standard: boar's head for restricted warranty, Paris 1838-1961 underside pot; on one foot; on finial; and underside of lid.

Provenance

1972, 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)

Credit Line

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