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Cup and Cover

English (London)
1737–38
Marked by John White (Dorset, about 1700-1789)


Dimensions

Overall: 35.5 x 35.5 x 16.5 cm (14 x 14 x 6 1/2 in.) Weight: 110 oz (3421 g)

Accession Number

2001.35a-b

Medium or Technique

Silver (sterling standard), gilt

On View

Alan and Simone Hartman Galleries (Gallery 241A)

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver

Markings

Struck under base with hallmarks (leopard's head, lion passant, date letter for 1737-8) and with maker's mark of John White.

Provenance

Made for John, 2nd Lord King (1704-40). By descent to Earl and Countess of Lovelace. June 8, 1995, sold by Earl and Countess of Lovelace, at Sotheby's, London, lot 113, 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