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Struck on rim by handle with hallmarks (leopard's head, lion passant, date letter for 1696-7) and with maker's mark of ?W in script in heart-shaped punch surmounted by a crown, possibly for David Willaume I, lion passant struck on top of foot


June 28, 1993, sold by an anonymous owner at Christie's, London, lot 89. By 1960, Oscar Dusendschon, Geneva; November 17, 1960, sold by the Estate of Oscar Dusendschon at Sotheby's, London, lot 28. By 1991, Hilmar Reksten, Bergen, Norway; May 22, 1991, sold by Hilmar Reksten at Christie's, London, 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), 1696–97


Overall: 28.5 x 12.1 cm (11 1/4 x 4 3/4 in.) Weight: 48oz 4 dwt (1500g)

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Medium or Technique

Silver (sterling standard)