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Mustard pot

Urn shaped frame (for glass lining), splayed foot with beaded edge on square plith, 4 ball feet. Frame of acanthus leaves at base connected by straps to band of grapevine festoones with cast lions heads on straps & medallions in center. Domed hinged cover

Provenance

Swan Collection. 1921, bequest of Miss Elizabeth Howard Bartol to the MFA.

Credit Line

Swan Collection. Gift of Miss Elizabeth Howard Bartol

French (Paris), 1781

Object Place

Paris, France

Accession Number

21.1278

Medium or Technique

Metal

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver