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Marks

Struck on side by handle with hallmarks (lion's head erased, Britannia, date letter for 1699-1700) and with maker's mark of Isaac Dighton; the cover with maker's mark struck four times by thumbpiece, the handle with maker's mark struck once.

Provenance

By 1990, Lord McAlpine of West Green; May 17, 1990, sold by Lord McAlpine at Sotheby's, West Green House, lot 798, 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), 1699–1700

Dimensions

Overall: 21.6 x 22.9 x 14.6 cm (8 1/2 x 9 x 5 3/4 in.) Weight: 34 oz 14 dwt (1081g)

Accession Number

2001.81

Medium or Technique

Silver (Britannia standard)

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver