Spirally fluted teapot with wood handle and finial
Maker's Mark: Y, A.D crowned, T crowned
Until 1907, Henri Chasles; 1907, sold at Henri Chasles sale, Paris [see note 1]. 1926, collection of Hector Petin [see note 2]. 1938, unidentified collection [see note 3]. By 1951, with Jean-Louis Bonnefoy, Au Vieux Paris; April 24, 1951, sold by Au Vieux Paris to 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) NOTES:  Possibly sold at Henri Chasles' sale at Hotel Drouot, December 9-18, 1907.  Exhibited in 1926 at the Musée des Arts Décoratifs, Paris, cat. #293.  Exhibited in 1938 at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, cat. #393. See F. Dennis, "Three Centuries of French Domestic Silver," 1960.
Elizabeth Parke Firestone and Harvey S. Firestone, Jr. Collection