Vase

French
about 1780-1785
Possibly by François Rémond (French (Paris), 1747–1812), Formerly attributed to A. Boizot


Object Place: Europe, France

Dimensions

Height: 50.16 cm (19 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

60.243

Medium or Technique

Patinated and gilded bronze

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Metalwork

The bodies of patinated bronze, the mounts ormoulu. Reliefs around the center show cupids sacrificing. The design has been previously attributed to Boizot, and the execution to Feucheres, Etienne Forestier, or Gouthiere. A pair of similar candelabra is in the Wallace collection, F. 132.

Provenance

Sold by Helen Howard Hudson Whipple to the MFA for $100 [see note]. (Accession date: April 14, 1960)

NOTE: Sold with MFA accession no. 60.244.

Credit Line

Helen and Alice Colburn Fund