Baluster-form bowl with cover
Lazare Martin (master in 1737)
Object Place: Europe, Marseille, France
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Baluster-form bowl and cover on molded foot
Maker's mark: crowned M with grain, fleur-de-lis below (Louis Lazare Martin, Helft 66)
Warden's mark: a shield with a cross (adapted from the town arms), 1752
Charge: under-farmer of Marseilles, 1750-1756: a crowned lion rampant.
All marks are on onderside of the bowl.
Until 1934, E.A. Phillips; 1934, sold at E.A. Phillips sale, London [see note 1] to Andre Saint, Paris; 1935, sold at Andre Saint sale, Paris [see note 2]. 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)
 Possibly sold at E.A. Phillips sale, Christie's London, 1934, cat #129.  Sold at Andre Saint sale, Paris, 1935, cat # 52.
Elizabeth Parke Firestone and Harvey S. Firestone, Jr. Collection