Marked by Christian Hillan
Overall: 24.8 x 21 x 12.1 cm (9 3/4 x 8 1/4 x 4 3/4 in.) Gross weight: 31 oz (964g)
Medium or Technique
Silver (sterling standard), ivory
Alan and Simone Hartman Galleries (Gallery 241A)
Struck under base with hallmarks (leopard's head, lion passant, date letter for 1737-8) and with maker's mark of Christian Hillan.
Presumably for John, 2nd Lord King and Baron of Ockham (1704-40); by descent within King family until to Executry of the late Manon, Countess of Lovelace; May 12, 1993, sold by Executry of the late Manon, Countess of Lovelace, at Christie's, London, lot 147, where most probably bought by Alan and Simone Hartman, New York, NY; 2001, gift of Alan and Simone Hartman to the MFA. (Accession date: February 21, 2001)
Gift of Alan and Simone Hartman and Harriet J. Bradbury Fund