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Castor

Castor

Inscription

Coat of Arms-Clausade Saint Amaraud

Marks

Maker's Mark: FM, either for Francois Moret, L'Isle Sur La Sorgue or Francois Michel, Lodeve (open to research)

Provenance

1909, A. Polovsoff, Paris. 1969, sold by Estate Jean Bloch, Paris to Elizabeth Parke Firestone. 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

France (Montpellier), 1735–45

Object Place

France

Accession Number

1993.440a-b

Medium or Technique

Metal; silver

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver