Pair of tea caddies

English (London)
1745–46
Marked by Peter Archambo I (English (London), first mark entered 1721, died in 1767)


Dimensions

Each: 12.7 x 7.5 x 10.2 cm (5 x 2 15/16 x 4 in.) Weight of pair: 33 oz 18 dwt (1056 g)

Accession Number

2001.101.1-2

Medium or Technique

Silver (sterling standard)

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver

Inscription

Engraved under the bases: "In Memory of Mrs. D. Barclay"

Markings

Struck under base with hallmarks (leopard's head, lion passant, date letter for 1745-6) and with maker's mark of Peter Archambo I; interiors of the covers struck with lion passant and with maker's mark of Peter Archambo I

Provenance

By 1928, Mrs. William Saloman; January 4-7, 1928, sold in the property of the late Mrs. William Saloman, American Art Association, New York, lot 311. By 1974, The Phillip H. & A.S.W. Rosenbach Foundation; June 20, 1974, sold by The Phillip H. & A.S.W. Rosenbach Foundation at Sotheby's, London, lot 83. December 3, 1991, sold by an anonymous owner at Sotheby's, Amsterdam, lot 237, 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