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Beaker

French (Saint Menehould, Reims)
1769–71
Jean-Joachim Jouette


Object Place: Europe, St. Menehould, France

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 6.4 x 7 cm, 4.1 oz. (2 1/2 x 2 3/4 in., 0.26 lb.)

Accession Number

1993.295

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver

Beaker with everted molded rim

Inscription

Engraved on rim: M *B* L* C*
Scratched underside of bottom: D84/[star of David]

Markings

Maker's mark I.I. Possibly the charge mark for Maint Menehould, 1771-74, countermark for Saint Menehould, ca. 1750, Boar's head for restricted warranty, Paris, 1838-1961 on top edge of beaker

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