Marked by James Shruder (active 1737–1763)
Overall: 38.8 x 40.6 x 14.5 cm (15 1/4 x 16 x 5 11/16 in.) Weight: 165 oz 14 dwt (5153g)
Medium or Technique
Silver (sterling standard)
Not On View
Struck under bases with hallmarks (leopard's head, lion passant, date letter for 1742-3), and with maker's mark of James Shruder.
May 4, 1893, sold by an anonymous owner at Christie's, London, lot 124. Henry Walters, Baltimore; after his death by descent to Mrs. Henry Walters; December 3, 1943, sold by Mrs. Henry Walters at Parke-Bernet, New York, lot 894. March 15, 1962, sold by an anonymous owner at Sotheby's, London, lot 148. October 24, 1989, sold by a "gentleman" at Sotheby's, London, lot 491, 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