Cup and Cover

English (London)
1720–21
Marked by Francis Nelme (free 1679, died in 1723)


Dimensions

Overall: 31 x 31.8 x 17.8cm (12 3/16 x 12 1/2 x 7in.)

Accession Number

2001.28a-b

Medium or Technique

Silver (Britannia standard)

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver

Markings

Struck under base and on cover flange with hallmarks (lion's head erased, Britannia, date letter for 1720-1) and with maker's mark of Anthony Nelme

Provenance

May 23, 1990, sold by an anonymous owner at Christie's, London, lot 25, 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