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Soup Tureen and Stand

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Marks

Struck under bases and on covers of tureens, on reverses of stands and on rims of liners with hallmarks (leopard's head, lion passant, date letters for 1740-1, 1768-9 or 1777-8) and with maker's marks for John Edwards II, John Parker I, Edward Wakelin, John Wakelin and William Tayler.

Provenance

Made for Simon, 1st Earl Harcourt (1714-77); by descent until 1993; June 10, 1993, sold by Harcourt family, at Sotheby's, London, lots 110 and 113, 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), (tureens and covers) 1740–1, (stands) 1768–9, (liners) 1777–8

Dimensions

Overall (tureens and covers): 20.3 x 37.5 x 23.2 cm (8 x 14 3/4 x 9 1/8 in.) Overall (stands): 41 cm (16 1/8 in.) Total Weight: 331 oz (10.295 g)

Accession Number

2001.36.1a-d

Medium or Technique

Silver (sterling standard)

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver