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Marks

Struck underneath with hallmarks (leopard's head, lion passant, date letter for 1735-6) and with maker's mark of Paul de Lamerie.

Provenance

Spink & Son Ltd, London; By 1996, most probably sold by Spink & Son to 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), 1735–36

Dimensions

Overall: 5.6 x 8.5 cm (2 3/16 x 3 3/8 in.) Weight: 29 oz 10 dwt (917g)

Accession Number

2001.56.2

Medium or Technique

Silver (sterling standard), interior gilt

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver