User Menu

MFA for Educators

Engage your students with the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, to illustrate themes and concepts in any discipline.


Start collecting


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)

Credit Line

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)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silver (sterling standard)