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Wine Cooler

1718–19

Marked by David Willaume I, British, 1658–about 1741 British


Dimensions

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)

Accession Number

2001.83a-b

Medium or Technique

Silver (Britannia standard)

On View

Alan and Simone Hartman Galleries (Gallery 241A)

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver

Inscription

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

Provenance

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