Attributed to Louis Regnier
Object Place: Europe, Beaune, France
2.7 x 12.1 cm (1 1/16 x 4 3/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Partially fluted circular wine taster. The bottom is slightly domed and surrounded by raised circles. It is engraved with an image of St. Peter in a landscape. The applied handle is slightly curved and mushroom shaped with a circular ring grip underneath. It is engraved with scrolling foliage and a vase of flowers. The rim is engraved with P GVYONOT 1727(?) P MOREAUX.
Maker's Mark: a crowned oval with a woman holding a child and a bunch of grapes, with LR beneath, Attributed to Louis Regnier (Helft, 347-348). Maison Commune: a crowned C. Charge Mark: 1750-1756: a crowned P (Helft, 352). Discharge Mark: 1750-1756: a fleur-de-lis (Helft, 352). Other: a crown on the rim.
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