Struck under bases with hallmarks (leopard's head, lion passant, date letter for 1741-2) and with maker's mark of Peter Archambo I.
Made for Sir William Stanhope (b. 1702). By 1926, Archer M. Huntington; March 5-6, 1926, sold by Archer M. Huntington at Anderson Art Galleries, New York, lot 216. Henry Walters, Baltimore; after his death, by descent to Mrs. Henry Walters, Baltimore; December 3, 1943, sold by Mrs. Henry Walters at Parke Bernet, New York, lot 890. By 1972, Jessie Woolworth Donahue; April 28-9, 1972, sold by Jessie Woolworth Donahue at Sotheby's, New York, lot 87. Spink & Son Ltd, London; by 1996, most probably sold by Spink & Son to 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), 1741–42
- Marked by Peter Archambo I, English (London), first mark entered 1721, died in 1767
Overall: 19.5 x 23 cm (7 11/16 x 9 1/16 in.) Weight: 53 oz 14 dwt (1670g)
Medium or Technique
Silver (sterling standard)