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Ladle

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Marks

The side of the bowl struck with hallmarks (leopard's head, lion passant, date letter for 1737-8) and with maker's mark of Paul de Lamerie.

Provenance

October 12, 1978, sold by an anonymous owner at Sotheby's, New York, lot 343, 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), 1737–38

Dimensions

Overall: 34.2 cm (13 7/16 in.) Weight: 8 oz 10 dwt (265g)

Accession Number

2001.60

Medium or Technique

Silver (sterling standard)

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver