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Cruet frame

Shaped oval cruet frame on molded foot (with two glass bottles)

Marks

Original ducal coat of arms

Provenance

By 1900, Madame Leon Helft, Paris [see note 1]. By 1926, Francis Guerault, Paris [see note 2]. By 1933, Sir Phillip Sassoon, London [see note 3]. By 1942, Madame Balsan, New York [see note 4]. 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. (Accession date: May 26, 1993) Note: [1] 1900, exhibited at the Exposition Universelle, Paris (one of a pair). [2] 1926, exhibited at the Musee des Arts Decoratifs, Paris. [3] 1933, exhibited "Three French Regions," London. [4] 1942, exhibited "in Aid A.W.V.S.," New York.

Credit Line

Elizabeth Parke Firestone and Harvey S. Firestone, Jr. Collection

France (Paris), 1760

Object Place

Paris, France

Accession Number

1993.453a-h

Medium or Technique

Metal; silver

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver