Toilet Bowl and Cover

English (London)
1741–42
Marked by George Wickes (free 1720)


Object Place: London

Catalogue Raisonné

cat. no. 111

Dimensions

Overall: 11.5 x 17 x 10.4 cm (4 1/2 x 6 11/16 x 4 1/8 in.) Weight: 21 oz (964g)

Accession Number

2001.934.2a-b

Medium or Technique

Silver (sterling standard)

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver

Markings

Struck under bases with hallmarks (leopard's head, lion passant, date letter for 1741-2) and with maker's mark of George Wickes.

Provenance

The Dormer Collection. June 12, 1923, sold by an anonymous owner at Christie's, London, lot 66. July 1, 1925, sold by an anonymous owner at Christie's, London, lot 137. October 27, 1992, sold by an anonymous owner at Christie's, London, lot 371 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