Cream Jug

English
about 1735
Marked by Paul de Lamerie (Dutch (active in England) 1688–1751)


Dimensions

Overall: 10.2 x 12.7 x 7 cm (4 x 5 x 2 3/4 in.) Weight: 5 oz (156g)

Accession Number

2001.93

Medium or Technique

Silver, gilt

On View

Alan and Simone Hartman Galleries (Gallery 241A)

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver-gilt

Markings

Maker's mark of Paul de Lamerie struck 4 times on base (thrice indistinctly), one foot also struck with French 20th-century import control mark.

Provenance

March 26, 1975, sold by an anonymous owner at Christie's, London, lot 188. Hilmar Reksten, Bergen, Norway; May 22, 1991, sold by Hilmar Reksten at Christie's, London, lot 61, 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