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Snuffers and tray

France (Pau)
1730–35
Artist Unidentified artist


Object Place: Europe, Pau, France

Dimensions

Weight: 490 gm, L. (tray) 19.7 cm (7 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

1993.405a-b

Medium or Technique

Metal; silver

On View

Britain, 1750-1800 / Portraits (Gallery 141)

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver

Snuffers and tray, both later engraved with a coat-of-arms

Provenance

By 1926, Jacques Helft, Paris. 1926, sold to Mr. Pargues [see note 1]. Elizabeth Parke Firestone (b. 1897 - d. 1990) and Harvey S. Firestone, Jr. (b. 1898 - d. 1973), Akron, OH and Newport, RI; 1993 [see note 3]; gift of the estate of Elizabeth Parke Firestone and Harvey S. Firestone, Jr., to the MFA. (Accession Date: May 26, 1993)

NOTES:
[1] Exhibited Musee des Arts Decoratifs, Paris, 1926.

Credit Line

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