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Marks

Struck under base with hallmarks (leopard's head, lion passant, date letter for 1740-1) and with maker's mark of Paul Crespin.

Provenance

March 3, 1993, sold by a "gentleman" at Christie's, London, lot 247, 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), 1740–41

Dimensions

Overall: 12.1 x 12.7 x 10.7 cm (4 3/4 x 5 x 4 3/16 in.) Gross weight: 21 oz (653g)

Accession Number

2001.99

Medium or Technique

Silver (sterling standard), ivory

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver