Balloon shaped metal container with metal stopper, both covered with strung glass beads (called sablé) held together by looping stitches. White ground with elaborate design and initials "LF" on side. Balloon is Le Flesselle, ascension of 19 January 1784 (Lyon). Good condition.
The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collecting, to the MFA 1943
The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection