Struck under bases with hallmarks (leopard's head, lion passant, date letter for 1736-7) and with maker's mark of Peter Archambo I.
Made for George Osborne, 6th Duke of Leeds (1775-1838); after his death, by descent to Marcia Amelia, Baroness Fauconberg and Conyers (1863-1926); by descent until 1983, to an anonymous owner; November 17, 1983, sold by this anonymous owner at Henry Spencer and Sons, Retford, lot 361. June 19, 1987, sold by an anonymous owner at Sotheby's, London, lot 67, where most probably bought by Alan and Simone Hartman, New York, NY; 2001, gift of Alan and Simone Hartman. (Accession date: February 21, 2001)
Gift of Alan and Simone Hartman and Harriet J. Bradbury Fund
English (London), 1736–37
- Marked by Peter Archambo I, English (London), first mark entered 1721, died in 1767
Overall: 11.5 x 24 x 13 cm (4 1/2 x 9 7/16 x 5 1/8 in.) Weight: 41 oz 12 dwt (1296g)
Medium or Technique
Silver (sterling standard)