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Tea-caddy

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Silver and tortoiseshell tea-caddy, the mounts Paris

Inscription

with the discharge of Julien Berthe only

Provenance

Elizabeth Parke Firestone (b. 1897 - d. 1990) and Harvey S. Firestone, Jr. (b. 1898 - d. 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 (Paris), 1750–56

Object Place

Paris, France

Dimensions

10.7 x 7.4 x 4.7 cm (4 3/16 x 2 15/16 x 1 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

1993.452

Medium or Technique

Metal; silver

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver