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Spirally fluted teapot with wood handle and finial

Marks

Maker's Mark: Y, A.D crowned, T crowned

Provenance

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: [1] Possibly sold at Henri Chasles' sale at Hotel Drouot, December 9-18, 1907. [2] Exhibited in 1926 at the Musée des Arts Décoratifs, Paris, cat. #293. [3] Exhibited in 1938 at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, cat. #393. See F. Dennis, "Three Centuries of French Domestic Silver," 1960.

Credit Line

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

French (St. Quentin), 1755–58

Object Place

St. Quentin, France

Dimensions

19.5 cm (7 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

1993.249

Medium or Technique

Silver and ebonized wood

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver