Requires Photography

Tea Caddy

English (London)
1748–49
Marked by James Shruder (active 1737–1763)


Dimensions

Overall: 14.7 cm (5 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

2001.102.2a-b

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 1748-9) and with maker's mark of James Shruder; the covers struck with lion passant and with maker's mark of James Shruder.

Provenance

Made for Thomas, 5th Lord King and Baron of Ockham (1712-79); after his death, by descent within family until to Earl and Countess of Lovelace; June 8, 1995, sold by the Earl and Countess of Lovelace at Sotheby's, London, lot 111, 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