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Punch Bowl

English (London)
1736–37
Marked by John White (Dorset, about 1700-1789)


Dimensions

Overall: 12 x 21 cm (4 3/4 x 8 1/4 in.) Weight: 29 oz (90g)

Accession Number

2001.87

Medium or Technique

Silver (sterling standard)

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 1736-7) and with maker's mark of John White.

Provenance

About 1932, with Goldsmiths' and Silversmiths' Co., Ltd. November 4, 1936, sold by an anonymous owner at Christie's, London, lot 105. S. J. Phillips Ltd, London. Samuel Messer; May 13, 1992, sold as the property of the late Samuel Messer, at Christie's, London, lot 237. Asprey Ltd, London; By 1996, most probably sold by Asprey to 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