Soup Tureen and Stand

English (London)
(tureens and covers) 1740–1, (stands) 1768–9, (liners) 1777–8
Marked by John Edwards II, Marked by Edward Wakelin (free 1748, died in 1784), Marked by John Parker I, Marked by John Wakelin


Overall (Tureen and Cover): 20.3 x 37.5 x 23.2 cm (8 x 14 3/4 x 9 1/8 in.) Overall (stand): 41 cm (16 1/8 in.) Total Weight: 331 oz (10.295 g)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silver (sterling standard)

On View

Alan and Simone Hartman Galleries (Gallery 241A)






Struck under bases and on covers of tureens, on reverses of stands and on rims of liners with hallmarks (leopard's head, lion passant, date letters for 1740-1, 1768-9 or 1777-8) and with maker's marks for John Edwards II, John Parker I, Edward Wakelin, John Wakelin and William Tayler.


Made for Simon, 1st Earl Harcourt (1714-77); by descent until 1993; June 10, 1993, sold by Harcourt family, at Sotheby's, London, lots 110 and 113, 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