Waiter

English (London)
1745–46
Marked by Paul de Lamerie (Dutch (active in England) 1688–1751)


Dimensions

Overall: 3.8 x 16.5 x 15.5 cm (1 1/2 x 6 1/2 x 6 1/8 in.) Weight: 26 oz (808 g)

Accession Number

2001.116.2

Medium or Technique

Silver (sterling standard)

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver

Markings

Struck on reverse with hallmarks (leopard's head, lion passant, date letter for 1745-6), and with maker's mark of Paul de Lamerie.

Provenance

Made for Charles Henry Coote, 7th Earl of Mountrath (1725-1801). November 17, 1960, sold by a "lady" at Sotheby's, London, lot 154. Hilmar Reksten, Bergen, Norway; May 22, 1991, sold by Hilmar Reksten at Christie's, London, lot 53, 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