Struck under body and on removable rim with hallmarks (lion's head erased, Britannia, date letter for 1705-6) and with maker's mark of Anthony Nelme; each handle struck with lion's head erased and Britannia.
Made for Sir Robert Throckmorton, 3rd Bt (1662-1720). November 17, 1988, sold by an anonymous owner at Sotheby's, London, lot 85, where most probably bought by Alan and Simone Hartman, New York, NY; 2001, gift of Alan and Simone Hartman. (Accession date: February 21, 2001)
Gift of Alan and Simone Hartman and Harriet J. Bradbury Fund