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Soup Tureen

English
about 1732
Marked by Benjamin Godfrey (first mark entered in 1731, 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)

Accession Number

2001.54a-b

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver

Markings

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