Ladle

English (London)
1742–43
Marked by Paul Crespin (1694–1770)


Dimensions

Overall: 38.7 cm (15 1/4 in.) Weight: 16 oz (497g)

Accession Number

2001.66

Medium or Technique

Silver (sterling standard)

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver

Markings

Struck on stem with hallmarks (leopard's head, lion passant, date letter for 1742-3) and with maker's mark of Paul Crespin.

Provenance

Made for Charles Seymour, 6th Duke of Somerset (1662-1748). By 1993, Sir Sidney Nolan, OM, AC, CBE; July 14, 1993, sold by Sir Sidney Nolan at Christie's, London, lot 71, 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