Fitted case for pair of Caddies and Sugar Bowl
Marked by James Shruder (active 1737–1763)
Medium or Technique
Shagreen, wood, silver
Not On View
Plain oblong case on four scroll feet, with shaped escutcheon plate and scroll handle, the base plate engraved, in the nineteenth century, with the initial L and earl’s coronet.
Made for Thomas, 5th Lord King and Baron of Ockham (1712-79); after his death, by descent within family until to Earl and Countess of Lovelace; June 8, 1995, sold by the Earl and Countess of Lovelace at Sotheby's, London, lot 111, where most probably bought by Alan and Simone Hartman, New York, NY; 2001, gift of Alan and Simone Hartman. (Accession date: February 21, 2001)
Gift of Alan and Simone Hartman and Harriet J. Bradbury Fund