Inkstand

English (London)
1730–31
Marked by Paul de Lamerie (Dutch (active in England) 1688–1751)


Dimensions

Overall: 16.5 x 22.2 x 17.2 cm (6 1/2 x 8 3/4 x 6 3/4 in.) Weight: 25 oz 8 dwt (79g)

Accession Number

2001.131.1-4

Medium or Technique

Silver (Britannia standard)

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver

Markings

Struck under base with hallmarks (lion's head erased, Britannia, date letter for 1730-1), and with maker's mark of Paul de Lamerie.

Provenance

June 2, 1989, sold as the property of a "nobleman" at Phillips, London, lot 172, 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