Artist Unidentified artist
Object Place: Europe, Paris, France
3.6 x 11.8 cm (1 7/16 x 4 5/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Wine taster with a circular bowl with steep sides. The handle is applied, and chased of shell form with a circular ring grip. The bowl is engraved LB.
Maker's Mark: a P, a grain, the rest illegible. Other: a fleur-de-lis over an illegible rest of the mark on the shell handle; two illegible marks, probably illegible rest of the mark on the shell handle; two illegible marks, probably the warden's marks.
June 27, 1951, sold by Henri Baur (dealer), Paris, to 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)
Elizabeth Parke Firestone and Harvey S. Firestone, Jr. Collection