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A Queen Anne Monteith

Silver
London, 1702
Maker’s Mark of John Smith
Diameter: 29.8 cm, 11 ¾ in
Weight: 1866 gr, 65.82 oz
 

Provenance

Abraham Keene (d.1720), Liveryman of the Coachmakers’ Company, almost certainly presented to the Company on his appointment to the Livery in 1703.
The Worshipful Company of Coachmakers and Coach Harness Makers; Christie's, London, 29 November 1972, lot 103 (as 1711).
 

Description

Of lobed circular shape, on spreading gadrooned foot. The lobes with matting between, the detachable collar with cast putto mask cresting, later fixed with detachable rivets. Engraved underneath with an inscription, marked near rim and on collar.
The inscription reads 'Ex Dono Abrahamus Keen [sic]'.
The arms are those of the Worshipful Company of Coachmakers and Keene for Abraham Keene.
 

A Queen Anne Monteith Reference: 23538.1