Salver or Stand for a Kettle

English (London)
1742–43


Dimensions

Overall: 4 x 28 cm (1 9/16 x 11 in.) Weight: 35 oz 16 dwt (1114g)

Accession Number

2001.100

Medium or Technique

Silver (sterling standard)

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 1742-3) and with maker's mark of Paul de Lamerie. The reverse with Brooklyn Museum painted loan number L60.2.8

Provenance

David Franks (1720-94), Philadelphia. By 1957, Mrs. John E. Rovensky (formerly Mrs. Morton F. Plant); January 19, 1957, sold by Mrs. John E. Rovensky at Parke-Bernet Galleries, New York, lot 910. Before 1967, Donald S. Morrison, Short Hills, New Jersey (1893-1979); December 13, 1984, Donald S. Morrison sold at Sotheby's, New York, lot 142, 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