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Marks

Struck on reverse with hallmarks (leopard's head, lion passant, date letter for 1745-6), and with maker's mark of Paul de Lamerie.

Provenance

Made for Charles Henry Coote, 7th Earl of Mountrath (1725-1801). November 17, 1960, sold by a "lady" at Sotheby's, London, lot 154. Hilmar Reksten, Bergen, Norway; May 22, 1991, sold by Hilmar Reksten at Christie's, London, lot 53, 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), 1745–46

Dimensions

Overall: 3.8 x 16.5 x 15.5 cm (1 1/2 x 6 1/2 x 6 1/8 in.) Weight: 26 oz (808 g)

Accession Number

2001.116.1

Medium or Technique

Silver (sterling standard)

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver