Wine taster

France (Beaune)
about 1738
Attributed to Louis Regnier


Object Place: Europe, Beaune, France

Dimensions

2.8 x 11.8 cm (1 1/8 x 4 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

1993.363

Medium or Technique

Metal; silver

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver

Wine taster with a shallow circular bowl with and applied thin circular base. Applied fleur-de-lis handle has a ring grip below. The bowl is inscribed: IEANCHAVGOT DE SAGET 1766.

Inscription

Engraved "Jean Chavgot de Sazet"

Markings

Maker's Mark: a crowned oval with a woman holding a child and a bunch of grapeMaker's Mark: a crowned oval with a woman holding a child and a bunch of grapes, LR underneath, Attributed to Louis Regnier (Helft, 348). Maison Commune: c.s, LR underneath, Attributed to Louis Regnier (Helft, 348). Maison Commune: c.1738: a crowned Z (Helft, 348). Charge Mark: c. 1730-1738, the Jurisdiction o 1738: a crowned Z (Helft, 348). Charge Mark: c. 1730-1738, the Jurisdiction o f Dijon: a crowned, beaded P (Helft, 348). Discharge Mark: c. 1730-1738, the Jf Dijon: a crowned, beaded P (Helft, 348). Discharge Mark: c. 1730-1738, the Jurisdiction of Dijon: a sunburst (?) or a flower(?) (Helft, 348). urisdiction of Dijon: a sunburst (?) or a flower(?) (Helft, 348).

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. to the MFA. (Accession date: May 26, 1993)

Credit Line

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