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Salver or Stand for a Kettle


Struck under base with hallmarks (leopard's head, lion passant, date letter for 1742-3) and with maker's mark of Paul de Lamerie. The reverse with Brooklyn Museum painted loan number L60.2.8


David Franks (1720-94), Philadelphia. By 1957, Mrs. John E. Rovensky (formerly Mrs. Morton F. Plant); January 19, 1957, sold by Mrs. John E. Rovensky at Parke-Bernet Galleries, New York, lot 910. By 1984, Donald S. Morrison, New Jersey; December 13, 1984, Donald S. Morrison sold at Sotheby's, New York, lot 142, 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), 1742–43


Overall: 4 x 28 cm (1 9/16 x 11 in.) Weight: 35 oz 16 dwt (1114g)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silver (sterling standard)