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Wine Cooler

English (London)
1718–19
Marked by David Willaume I (British, 1658–about 1741)


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"

Markings

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

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