Casket

English (London)
1704–05
Marked by Louis Cuny


Dimensions

Overall: 9.5 x 26.4 x 19.7 cm (3 3/4 x 10 3/8 x 7 3/4 in.) Weight: 77 oz 10 dwt (2410g)

Accession Number

2001.129

Medium or Technique

Silver (Britannia Standard)

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver

Markings

Struck under base with hallmarks (lion's head erased, Britannia, date letter for 1704-5), and with maker's mark of Louis Cuny

Provenance

By 1971, T. A. Bird, Esq; November 24, 1971, sold by T. A. Bird at Christie's, London, lot 70. 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)

Credit Line

Gift of Alan and Simone Hartman and Harriet J. Bradbury Fund