Baluster form teapot

France (Calais)
1766–81
Jean-Francois Guillebert II


Object Place: Europe, Calais, France

Dimensions

Weight: 30.5 oz., 24.1 cm (1.91 lb., 9 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

1993.390

Medium or Technique

Metal; silver

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver

Baluster form teapot with bird-form spout and wood handle

Provenance

Until 1934, E.A. Phillips; 1934, sold at E.A. Phillips sale, London [see note 1]. By 1936, collection of the sons of Leon Helft [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)

NOTES:
[1] Possibly sold at E.A. Phillips sale, Christie's London, 1934, cat #108. [2] Exhibited in 1936 at the Musée des Arts Décoratifs, Paris, cat. #47.

Credit Line

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