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Fluted Dish

Marks

Struck on reverses with hallmarks (leopard's head, lion passant, date letter for 1734-5) and with maker's mark of Paul Crespin.

Provenance

Probably made for Richard Edgcumbe, Baron Mount Edgcumbe (b. 1680 - d. 1758), Cornwall; after his death, by descent to Richard, Earl of Mount Edgcumbe (1720-95). About 1970, with Lord Sieff. Spink & Son Ltd, London; By 1996, most probably sold by Spink & Son 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), 1734–35

Dimensions

Overall: 5 x 24.6 cm (1 15/16 x 9 11/16 in.) Weight: 73 oz (227 g)

Accession Number

2001.51.1

Medium or Technique

Silver (sterling standard), gilt

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver