Soup Tureen



Marks

Struck on rim four times with maker's mark of Benjamin Godfrey (thrice indistinctly).

Provenance

March 23, 1966, sold by a "Corporate Trustee" at Christie's, London, lot 32. S. J. Shrubsole Corp., New York. Emil Schmitt, Palm Beach. November 5, 1986, sold by an anonymous owner at Sotheby's, New York, lot 186, 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

Soup Tureen

  • English, about 1735
  • Marked by Benjamin Godfrey, first mark entered in 1732, died about 1741
Dimensions
Overall: 31.6 x 36 x 25.7 cm (12 7/16 x 14 3/16 x 10 1/8 in.) Weight: 148 oz 18 dwt (4613g)
Medium or Technique
Silver
Classification
Silver
Accession Number
2001.54a-b
On view
Simone and Alan Hartman Galleries (Hamilton Palace Room) - 241A

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