Marked by Paul Crespin (1694–1770)
Overall: 12.1 x 12.7 x 10.7 cm (4 3/4 x 5 x 4 3/16 in.) Gross weight: 21 oz (653g)
Medium or Technique
Silver (sterling standard), ivory
Alan and Simone Hartman Galleries (Gallery 241A)
Struck under base with hallmarks (leopard's head, lion passant, date letter for 1740-1) and with maker's mark of Paul Crespin.
March 3, 1993, sold by a "gentleman" at Christie's, London, lot 247, where most probably bought by Alan and Simone Hartman, New York, NY; 2001, gift of Alan and Simone Hartman. (Accession date: February 21, 2001)
Gift of Alan and Simone Hartman and Harriet J. Bradbury Fund