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Inscription

Outside of the foot rim engraved: "The Bequest of The Right Hon{ble}. Frederick Vane who died APril 27th 1801 to Sir Ralph D'Arcy Hildyard Bart."

Marks

Struck under base with hallmarks (leopard's head, lion passant, date letter for 1750-1) and with maker's mark of Samuel Courtauld I.

Provenance

Made for Frederick Vane (1732-1801); at his death bequeathed to Sir Ralph D'Arcy Hildyard, Bt. 1990, Asprey, London. S. J. Phillips Ltd, London; by 1996, most probably sold by S. J. Phillips 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), 1750–51

Catalogue Raisonné

cat. no.

Dimensions

Overall: 10 x 28 cm (3 15/16 x 11 in.) Weight: 60 oz (1866g)

Accession Number

2001.72

Medium or Technique

Silver (sterling standard)

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver