Stand

English (London)
1689–90
Marked by Peter Harache I (first mark entered 1698, free in 1682)


Dimensions

Overall: 7.6 x 17.6 cm (3 x 6 15/16 in.) Weight: 56 oz 10 dwt (1757 g)

Accession Number

2001.38

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 1689-90) and with maker's mark of Pierre Harache I or II.

Provenance

Made for Charles Seymour, 6th Duke of Somerset (166201748). December 16, 1904, sold by a "Lady", at Christie's, London, lot 79. Mallet & Co. Ltd, London. Lord Astor of Hever. H. R. Jessop Ltd. By 1991, Hilmar Reksten, Bergen, Norway; May 22, 1991, sold by Hilmaar Reksten at Christie's, London, lot 144, 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