A large and impressive antique Georgian English sterling silver oval shaped salver; part of our silverware collection
This very impressive large antique
George III sterling silver has an oval plain shaped form onto four bracket style feet. salver
The plain surface of the tray displays an impressive engraved marital coat of arms surmounted by a crest of six ostrich plumes charged with an escutcheon and a catherine-wheel, and above the motto 'Virtue'*.
The rim of the salver is embellished with thread decoration, as are the bracket style feet.
The four feet are further ornamented with scroll and ball decoration.
This magnificent salver is a fine example of its type.
The silver salver is shown with a four piece tea service for illustrative purposes only - the tea service (
) may be purchased separately from the AC Silver inventory if so desired. W4271
* The marital coat of arms is that of the Reverend William Thomas Parr Brymer and Jane Ann Wilkinson.
Rev. Brymer was born in Halifax, Nova Scotia. He studied at Trinity College, Cambridge, becoming Canon of Wells in 1834, and Archdeacon of Bath in 1839.
Jane Wilkinson was born in Burchester, County Durham. (Further detailed information available on request).
antique salver is an exceptional gauge of silver, fine quality and in excellent condition.
There are fire marks to one side of the surface, and minor surface scratches in keeping with age.
struck to the underside of the salver are all very clear. hallmarks Reflections in photography may detract from the true representation of this example of Georgian silverware.
Total length 61cm/24"
Length across surface 56.5cm/22.25"
Total depth 46cm/18.1"
Depth across surface 41.5cm/16.3"
128 troy ounces/3981g
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