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Globular sponge-box

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Globular sponge-box with molded rims

Inscription

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

Provenance

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

French (St. Omer), 1730

Object Place

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

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver