Marked on base: E F [in rectangle, pellet between]; h [in rectangle]; [Lion Passant]; [Leopard's Head]; Engraved on side opposite handle: [arms of William Legge, Second Earl of Dartmouth, which includes the inscription "GAUDET TENTAMINE VIRTUS"]
From Titian to Sargent: Dartmouth Alumni and Friends Collect, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, September 12-November 1, 1987, no. 20.
Hood Museum of Art, From Titian to Sargent: Dartmouth Alumni and Friends Collect, Hanover, New Hampshire: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 1987, no. 20, ill. 20.
Sotheby's, Important English Silver, London, England, May 23-30, 1985, no. 113, ill. 113.
Purchased from Sotheby's London, 5/30/1985 by Frank W. Molloy. Donated 4/30/1991
This record is part of an active database that includes information from historic documentation that may not have been recently reviewed. Information may be inaccurate or incomplete. We also acknowledge some language and imagery may be offensive, violent, or discriminatory. These records reflect the institution’s history or the views of artists or scholars, past and present. Our collections research is ongoing.
We welcome questions, feedback, and suggestions for improvement. Please contact us at: Hood.Collections@dartmouth.edu