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Marks

Struck under base with hallmarks (lion's head erased, Britannia, date letter for 1712-3), and with maker's mark of Thomas Merry I

Provenance

Made for William Chaloner (d. 1715). December 14, 1988, sold by a "lady" at Christie's, London, lot 245, where most probably bought by 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), 1712–13

Dimensions

Overall: 19 x 10.2 x 10.2 cm (7 1/2 x 4 x 4 in.) Weight: 22oz 18 dwt (712g)

Accession Number

2001.119.2

Medium or Technique

Silver (Britannia standard)

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver