Chocolate Pot

English (London)
1722–23
Marked by David Tanqueray (French, active in England, 1708- about 1730)


Object Place: Lodnon

Dimensions

Overall: 22.2 x 15.2 x 18.2 cm (8 3/4 x 6 x 7 3/16 in.) Gross weight: 28 oz 15 dwt (896g)

Accession Number

2001.91

Medium or Technique

Silver (sterling standard), fruitwood

On View

Alan and Simone Hartman Galleries (Gallery 241A)

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver

Markings

Struck under base with hallmarks (leopard's head, lion passant, date letter for 1722-3) and with maker's mark of David Tanqueray, the cover flange struck with lion passant.

Provenance

July 4, 1989, sold by an anonymous owner at Sotheby's, London, lot 240, where most probably bought by 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