A graduated pair of exceptional, large and impressive antique Victorian English sterling silver salvers; part of our dining silverware collection
These impressive antique sterling silver
have a circular shaped form onto four bracket style feet. salvers
The pair consists of a large salver and slightly smaller salver.
A large area the surface of each salver is embellished with fine and impressive
bright cut engraved floral and scroll decoration, incorporating a shaped cartouche to the centre which displays a bright cut engraved crest depicting a sheldrake (duck) and the motto "aut mors aut Victoria" - "Either death or victory" - for the family Jackson.
Each salver is ornamented with an applied fine and impressive flower and scroll chased decorated border accented with two bearded male masks, alternate with two female masks.
Victorian salvers are supported by four sterling silver flower and leaf chased decorated, bracket style volute scroll feet.
These antique salvers are an exceptional example of their type.
These antique silver salvers are an exceptional gauge of silver, exceptional quality and in exceptional presentation condition.
The bright cut engraved decoration is very sharp and the chased decoration very crisp.
struck to the underside of each salver are all very clear. hallmarks
Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of these exceptional examples of antique Victorian silverware.
Weight 97 troy ounces/3020g
Weight 56 troy ounces/1742g
153 troy ounces/4760g
Read a brief history about sterling silver salvers
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