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Sterling Silver Salver - Antique George II (1740)

An exceptional, fine and impressive antique Georgian English sterling silver salver; an addition to our dining silverware collection

SKU: A6118

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Sterling Silver Salver - Antique George II (1740)


This exceptional antique sterling silver salver has a circular shaped form.

The surface of this George II salver is ornamented with a fine and impressive contemporary bright cut engraved scrolling leaf bordered coat of arms* displaying on a chief three grenades fired; these grenades were often declared within a blazon as 'fire-balls'.

The raised incurved shaped border is encompassed with a variation of exceptional applied floral sprays and scrolling leaf ornamentation to the rim.

This English silver salver is supported by four impressive scrolling hoof style feet accented with an undulating leaf decorated foot.

* The armourial bearings are those of the Boycott family, an ancient lineage in the County of Shropshire, England which stemmed from the Parish of Pentesbury during the reign of King Richard II. Read this items heraldic identification report.

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Date: 1740


This antique salver is an exceptional gauge of silver, exceptional quality and in exceptional condition.

The applied decoration is all very sharp.

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

Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of this piece of Georgian silverware.


Diameter 32cm/12.6"

Diameter of surface 24.7cm/9.7"

Height 3cm/1.2"


42.2 troy ounces/1312g

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Andrew Campbell started trading in antiques during the 1970s. Initially, Andrew lived in the South of England, travelling the country, searching for items of silver to buy. Andrew sold these items at various London markets and antique fairs. Over time, and through selling at a range of venues, Andrew built up a large and diverse customer base from private buyers to national and international trade customers.
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