Marked by Samuel Courtauld I (1720 - 1765)
Overall: 10 x 28 cm (3 15/16 x 11 in.) Weight: 60 oz (1866g)
Medium or Technique
Silver (sterling standard)
Alan and Simone Hartman Galleries (Gallery 241A)
Outside of the foot rim engraved: "The Bequest of The Right Honble. Frederick Vane who died APril 27th 1801 to Sir Ralph D'Arcy Hildyard Bart."
Struck under base with hallmarks (leopard's head, lion passant, date letter for 1750-1) and with maker's mark of Samuel Courtauld I.
Made for Frederick Vane (1732-1801); at his death bequeathed to Sir Ralph D'Arcy Hildyard, Bt. 1990, Asprey, London. S. J. Phillips Ltd, London; by 1996, most probably sold by S. J. Phillips to 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