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Struck under base with hallmarks (leopard's head, lion passant, date letter for 1752-3), under the base with maker's mark of Phillips Garden, and on cover flange with lion passant and maker's mark of Phillips Garden


About 1962, C. J. Vander Ltd, London [see note 1]. By 1969, Clay P. Bedford [see note 2]. George S. Heyer, Austin, Texas. Tessier Ltd., London; By 1996, most probably sold by Tessier to Alan and Simone Hartman, New York, NY; 2001, gift of Alan and Simone Hartman. (Accession date: February 21, 2001) NOTES: [1] In 1962, C.J. Vander loaned the piece to the Victoria and Albert Museum. [2] In 1969, Clay P. Bedford loaned the piece to the University Art Museum, Austin, Texas.

Credit Line

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

English (London), 1752–53


Overall: 31.5 x 21 x 12.7 cm (12 3/8 x 8 1/4 x 5 in.) Gross weight: 46 oz (1430g)

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Medium or Technique

Silver (sterling standard), Fruitwood