Spice box

bôite à épices

French (Rouen)
1655–65
Unidentified artist (Swedish)


Object Place: Europe, Rouen, France

Dimensions

Weight: 5.75 oz., 3.8 x 6.4 x 6.4 cm (0.36 lb., 1 1/2 x 2 1/2 x 2 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

1993.446a-b

Medium or Technique

Silver

On View

Britain, 1750-1800 / Portraits (Gallery 141)

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver

Markings

Maker's mark: EC escutcheon between, date letter Gothic Z

Provenance

By 1960, Elizabeth Parke Firestone (1897-1990) and Harvey S. Firestone, Jr. (1898-1973), Akron, OH and Newport, RI [see note 1]; 1993; gift of the Estate of Elizabeth Parke Firestone and Harvey S. Firestone, Jr. (Accession date: May 26, 1993)

Notes:
[1] 1960, sold Christie's, London, catalogue #33.

Credit Line

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