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Soup Tureen

Marks

Struck under base and on interior of cover with hallmarks (leopard's head, lion passant, date letter for 1739-40) and with maker's mark of Henry Hebert.

Provenance

Made for Benjamin Mildmay, 19th Baron Fitzwalter and 1st Earl Fitzwalter (1672-1756). Before 1963, James Robinson Inc., New York. By 1963, Charles E. Dunlap; April 13, 1963, sold by Charles E. Dunlap at Parke-Bernet, New York, lot 71 or 72. By 1994, Sir Michael Sobell; June 4, 1994, sold by Sir Michael Sobell at Sotheby's, London, lot 31, 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), 1739–40

Dimensions

Overall: 29 x 34.3 x 30 cm (11 7/16 x 13 1/2 x 11 13/16 in.) Weight: 150 oz 10 dwt (4691 g)

Accession Number

2001.34a-b

Medium or Technique

Silver (sterling standard)

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver