Monteith

English (London)
1705–06
Marked by Anthony Nelme


Dimensions

Overall: 23.2 x 33.5 cm (9 1/8 x 13 3/16 in.) Weight: 96 oz 4 dwt (2992g)

Accession Number

2001.82a-b

Medium or Technique

Silver (Britannia standard)

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver

Markings

Struck under body and on removable rim with hallmarks (lion's head erased, Britannia, date letter for 1705-6) and with maker's mark of Anthony Nelme; each handle struck with lion's head erased and Britannia.

Provenance

Made for Sir Robert Throckmorton, 3rd Bt (1662-1720). November 17, 1988, sold by an anonymous owner at Sotheby's, London, lot 85, 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