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Sugar bowl with cover

French (Marseille)
1772
Mathieu Bremond (master in 1749)


Object Place: Europe, Marseille, France

Dimensions

Weight: 12.5 oz., 12.7 cm (0.78 lb., 5 in.)

Accession Number

1993.250a-b

Medium or Technique

Metal; silver

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver

Spirally fluted baluster sugar bowl and cover on four scroll feet

Markings

Maker's mark: crowned MB with two grains
Warden's mark: crossed shield with ribbons with 72: 1772-73
Charge: cannon: 1768-1775
Maker's, warden's and charge marks all on underside of bowl.

Provenance

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