Soup Tureen and Cover

English (London)
1758–59
Marked by Thomas Heming (1722–1801)


Dimensions

Overall: 21.6 x 44.4 x 23.5 cm (8 1/2 x 17 1/2 x 9 1/4 in.) Weight: 112 oz (3483g)

Accession Number

2001.77a-b

Medium or Technique

Silver (sterling standard)

On View

Alan and Simone Hartman Galleries (Gallery 241A)

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver

Markings

Struck under base and on cover flange with hallmarks (leopard's head, lion passant, date letter for 1758-9) and with maker's mark of Thomas Heming.

Provenance

Made for Sir George Warren, KB. June 17, 1981, sold by an anonymous owner at Sotheby's, New York, lot 64, 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