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Newcastle Sterling Silver Salvers - Antique George II (1743)

An exceptional, fine and impressive, rare pair of antique Georgian Newcastle sterling silver salvers; part of our Newcastle silverware collection

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Newcastle Sterling Silver Salvers - Antique George II (1743)

Description


These exceptional antique George II Newcastle sterling silver salvers have been crafted in two sizes and have a circular shaped form.


The surface of each salver is embellished with a fine and impressive flat engraved strapwork style decoration, accented with simplified floral and foliate designs with shaped panels of trellis patterns.


The centre of each salver is embellished with a contemporary bright cut engraved coat of arms depicting three herrings hauriant, surmounted with the crest of an elk's head erased, all above the motto 'Tam Mitis Quam Fortis' - I am as gentle as I am strong*.


The raised swept, shaped borders are ornamented with impressive cast and applied scrolling leaf decoration to the rims.


The largest salver is supported with three volute scrolling feet and the smaller salver features three hoof style feet.


These exceptional salvers have been crafted by the renowned and collectable Newcastle silversmith Isaac Cookson.


* These heraldic marks pertain to the Ord family


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Date: 1743

Condition


These antique sterling silver salvers are an exceptional gauge of silver, exceptional quality and exceptional condition.

The applied decoration is very sharp and the heraldic markings are very crisp.

Full hallmarks struck to the underside of each salver are all very clear.


Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of these pieces of antique Georgian silverware.


Dimensions


Large salver

Diameter 36.3cm/14.3"

Diameter of surface 1.5cm/0.6"

Height 4.3cm/1.7"


Small salver

Diameter 19cm/7.5"

Diameter of surface 14.5cm/5.7"

Height 2.8cm/1.1"


Total Weight


55.7 troy ounces/1732g


 
 
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