Globular sponge-box

French (St. Omer)
1730
Henri-Louis Le Gaigneur (French, 1706-1776)


Object Place: Europe, St. Omer, France

Dimensions

Weight: 7 oz., 7.8 x 10.2 cm (0.44 lb., 3 1/16 x 4 in.)

Accession Number

1993.387.4

Medium or Technique

Metal; silver

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver

Globular sponge-box with molded rims

Inscription

Engraved with accole coats-of-a Marquis D'Ambleberner

Provenance

January 12, 1957, sold by H. Baur (dealer), Paris, to Elizabeth Parke Firestone (b. 1897- d. 1990) and Harvey S. Firestone, Jr. (b. 1898 - d. 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