Caster

English (London)
1757–58
Marked by Phillips Garden (active 1738–1762)


Dimensions

Overall (largest): 19.7 x 7.7 x 7.7 cm (7 3/4 x 3 1/16 x 3 1/16 in.) Total Weight: 28 oz (870g)

Accession Number

2001.75.1a-b

Medium or Technique

Silver (sterling standard); the interiors gilt

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver

Markings

Struck on inside of footrim with hallmarks (leopard's head, lion passant, date letter for 1757-8) and with maker's mark of Phillips Garden; the flanges of the cover struck with lion passant and maker's mark; both parts also struck with modern French control marks.

Provenance

E. & C. T. Koopman, Ltd, London; By 1996, most probably sold by E. & C. T. Koopman 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