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Marks

Struck on reverse with hallmarks (lion's head erased, Britannia, date letter for 1725-6), and with maker's mark of Paul de Lamerie.

Provenance

About 1735, Henry Mellish. By 1972, with the Hon. Mrs Stockdale; November 30, 1972, sold by the Hon. Mrs Stockdale, Sotheby's, London, lot 136. March 18, 1982 sold by an anonymous owner at Sotheby's, London, lot 133 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), 1725–26

Dimensions

Overall: 2.8 x 15.2 cm (1 1/8 x 6 in.) Weight: 11 oz 16 dwt (638g)

Accession Number

2001.107

Medium or Technique

Silver (Britannia standard)

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver