Struck under bases with hallmarks (leopard's head, lion passant, date letter for 1740-41) and with maker's mark of Paul de Lamerie.
October 24, 1985, sold by a "lady" at Sotheby's, London, lot 403, 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
English (London), 1740–41
- Marked by Paul de Lamerie, Dutch (active in England) 1688–1751
Overall: 12.8 x 22.5 x 11.4 cm (5 1/16 x 8 7/8 x 4 1/2 in.) Weight: 45 oz 14 dwt (1423g)
Medium or Technique
Silver (sterling standard)