The Mildmay monteith by George Garthorne

Silver bowl with a notched brim and engraved with exotic oriental figures, plants and birds.

Details

Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
14 x 29 cm
Art Fund grant:
£63,200 ( Total: £148,500)
Acquired in:
2000
Vendor:
AH Whiteley Settlement Trust

It has a shield with the engraved arms of the Mildmay family. It was designed to let drinking vessels hang in the notches to cool them.

Provenance

Mildmay family; Christie's 1983; Jamime Ortiz Patino; Sotheby's, New York 1992; acquired by present vendor.

Venue details

Ashmolean Museum Beaumont Street, OXFORD Oxfordshire OX1 2PH 01865 278000 www.ashmolean.org

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