Bridges, John, d. 1763;Bridges, Mary, d. 1747;Silverwork -- England -- London -- 18th century;Salvers -- England -- London -- 18th century;Tableware -- England -- London -- 18th century;Decorative arts -- England -- London -- 18th century;Devices...
Detail: depicts one of two salvers
Marks: Fully marked on underside: date letter a for 1736/37 leopard's head lion passant maker's mark PL, crown and star above, fleur de lis below (Grimwade 2203)
Plates are mounted samples. Title vignette, engraving. Impression limited to three hundred copies, 250 on Dutch hand-made paper, demy quarto, of which this is number 162. Notes on works treating of tartans: pages -61.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Destruction and pillage -- Germany; World War, 1939-1945 -- Art and the war; Art treasures in war; Sailboats; Seascapes; Amsterdam (Netherlands)
One of around 417 works of art from the Kaiser Friedrich Museum deposited in the Friedrichshain flak tower, or Flakturm, for safekeeping. The painting is presumed to have been destroyed when the tower was burned in May of 1945.