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Marks

Struck on reverse with hallmarks (lion's head erased, Britannia, date letter of 1713-14) and with maker's mark of John Bache

Provenance

Made for Thomas Wentworth, Earl of Strafford (1672-1739); at his death, by descent to his heirs until 1963. June 27, 1963, sold by an anonymous owner at Sotheby's, London, lot 51. By 1969, International Publishing Corporation; June 25, 1969, sold by the International Publishing Corporation, at Christie's, London. By 1991, Hilmar Reksten, Bergen, Norway; May 22, 1991, sold by Hilmar Reksten at Christie's, London, lot 127, 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), 1713–14

Dimensions

Overall: 61 cm (24 in.) Weight: 180 oz (5603 g)

Accession Number

2001.26

Medium or Technique

Silver (Britannia standard), gilt

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver