Wine Cooler


The inscription under the base reads: "Lord Camden was Babtized with water that was put into this July ye 12 1740 at Blackheath"


Struck under base with hallmarks (lion's head erased, Britannia, date letter for 1718-9) and with maker's mark of David Willaume


Made for Baptist Noel, 4th Earl of Gainsborough (1694-1759). by descent within Gainsborough family until 1993; November, 10, 1993, sold by a "gentleman" at Christie's, London, lot 250, 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

Wine Cooler

  • English (London), 1718–19
  • Marked by David Willaume I, British, 1658–about 1741
Overall: 19 x 31.8 x 18.5 cm (7 1/2 x 12 1/2 x 7 5/16 in.) Weight: 104 oz (3234g)
Medium or Technique
Silver (Britannia standard)
Accession Number
On view
Simone and Alan Hartman Galleries (Hamilton Palace Room) - 241A