Of baluster form with spirally fluted neck and gadrooned rim; the cylindrical center section decorated in relief with gilded swags of flowers depending from female masks and ribbon knots. Surmounting ormolu square base.
Interlaced Ls with a crown above, enclosing date letter Y; the mark A for the gilder Charles-Eloi Asselin.
Thomas P. Thorne, New York. April 1941, Mrs F. Gray Griswold; sale, Parke-Bernet Galleries, New York, lot 14. 1941, Gift of Robert Treat Paine to the MFA.
Gift of Robert Treat Paine II