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Marks

Struck on reverses with hallmarks (leopard's head, lion passant, date letter for 1748-9) and with maker's mark of Paul de Lamerie.

Provenance

Probably made for Ralph Sneyd (1723-93); after his death, by descent within Sneyd family until 1924. June 24, 1924, sold at Sneyd Heirlooms sale at Christie's, London, lot 88. April 28, 1965, sold by an anonymous owner at Christie's, London, lot 113. By 1993, Sir George Dowty; April 22, 1993, sold by Sir George Dowty at Christie's, New York, lot 48, 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), 1748–49

Dimensions

Overall: 31.7 x 22.7 cm (12 1/2 x 8 15/16 in.) Weight: 50oz 12 dwt (1573g)

Accession Number

2001.69.2

Medium or Technique

Silver (sterling standard)

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver