Silver bowl with a notched brim and engraved with exotic oriental figures, plants and birds.
The Mildmay monteith by George Garthorne, 16841685
© Ashmolean Museum
- 14 x 29 cm
- Art Fund grant:
- £63,200 ( Total: £148,500)
- Acquired in:
- 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.
Mildmay family; Christie's 1983; Jamime Ortiz Patino; Sotheby's, New York 1992; acquired by present vendor.