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Wine ewer

French (Paris)
1769–70
Jacques-Pierre Marteau (apprenticed 1740, master 1757, died 1779)


Object Place: Europe, Paris, France

Dimensions

Weight: 26.5 oz., 25.4 cm (1.66 lb., 10 in.)

Accession Number

1993.256

Medium or Technique

Metal; silver

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver

Covered wine ewer with scroll handle

Markings

Maker's mark: crowned fleur-de-lis, two grains, IPM, a hammer (Dennis 239, Jacques Pierre Marteau)
Warden's marks (two): crowned F (1769-70), crowned G (1770-1771)
Charge: crowned A (for a large work, 1768-1775)
Second charge: rosette (for small size works, 1768-1775)
Discharge: left profile helmeted figure (for a small work, 1768-1775)

Maker's mark on underside of ewer, underside of foot and underside of lid.
Warden's mark F on underside of ewer, warden's mark G on underside of foot and underside of lid
Charge on underside of ewer; underside of foot and underside of lid
Discharge mark on foot

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