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Marks

Struck under bases with hallmarks (leopard's head, lion passant, date letter for 1727-8) and with maker's mark of Paul Crespin; the nozzles struck on flanges with lion passant, duty mark, date letter and maker's mark. With later removable circular nozzles with ovolo borders, strick with hallmarks for London, one 1825-6, two 1826-7, one with unclear date letter, all with maker's mark of Robert Garrard II (Grimwade, no. 2322)

Provenance

Made for Philip Dormer Stanhope, 4th Earl of Chesterfield (1694-1773). July 26, 1945, sold by anonymous owner at Sotheby's, London, lot 72. Asprey, London; By 1996, most probably sold by Asprey to Alan and Simone Hartman, New York, NY; 2001, gift of Alan and Simone Hartman. (Accession date: February 21, 2001)

Credit Line

Gift of Alan and Simone Hartman and Harriet J. Bradbury Fund

English (London), 1727–28

Object Place

London

Dimensions

Overall (H x Diameter of Bases): 23 x 13 cm (9 1/16 x 5 1/8 in.) Weight: 104 oz 15 dwt (3263 g)

Accession Number

2001.32.2

Medium or Technique

Sterling silver

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver