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Parcel-gilt beaker

Inscription

The inscription reads: "Early in the autumn drink as much as you can as long as the barrel is full." - Translated by Jean-Marie Bouchard, 8/93.

Marks

Maker's mark a bird

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

France (Strasbourg), 1571–1616

Object Place

Strasbourg, France

Dimensions

9.4 cm (3 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

1993.469

Medium or Technique

Metal; silver

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver