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Sterling Silver Salver by Wakely & Wheeler - Antique George V (1915)

An exceptional, fine and impressive antique George V English sterling silver salver with Royal Air Force interest; an addition to our silver dining collection

SKU: A7247
Price: £1,595.00
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Sterling Silver Salver by Wakely & Wheeler - Antique George V (1915)
Sterling Silver Salver by Wakely & Wheeler - Antique George V (1915)
Sterling Silver Salver by Wakely & Wheeler - Antique George V (1915)
Sterling Silver Salver by Wakely & Wheeler - Antique George V (1915)
Sterling Silver Salver by Wakely & Wheeler - Antique George V (1915)
Sterling Silver Salver by Wakely & Wheeler - Antique George V (1915)
Sterling Silver Salver by Wakely & Wheeler - Antique George V (1915)
Sterling Silver Salver by Wakely & Wheeler - Antique George V (1915)
Sterling Silver Salver by Wakely & Wheeler - Antique George V (1915)
Sterling Silver Salver by Wakely & Wheeler - Antique George V (1915)
Sterling Silver Salver by Wakely & Wheeler - Antique George V (1915)
Sterling Silver Salver by Wakely & Wheeler - Antique George V (1915)
Sterling Silver Salver by Wakely & Wheeler - Antique George V (1915)
Sterling Silver Salver by Wakely & Wheeler - Antique George V (1915)
Sterling Silver Salver by Wakely & Wheeler - Antique George V (1915)
Sterling Silver Salver by Wakely & Wheeler - Antique George V (1915)
Sterling Silver Salver by Wakely & Wheeler - Antique George V (1915)
Sterling Silver Salver by Wakely & Wheeler - Antique George V (1915)
Sterling Silver Salver by Wakely & Wheeler - Antique George V (1915)
Sterling Silver Salver by Wakely & Wheeler - Antique George V (1915)

Description


This exceptional antique George V English sterling silver salver has a circular shaped form onto three feet.


The surface of this antique serving salver is embellished with the impressive contemporary engraved inscription 'Presernted to 2nd St Grant, from Lt Gol Gollier and Officers S.A.D Farnborough on the occasion of his marriage, September 30th 1913' .


This exceptional inscription is displayed below the Royal Flying Corps (RFC)* insignia and motto 'Per Ardua ad Astra' - Through struggles to the stars.


The impressive raised Chippendale style border is encompassed with applied moulded decoration to the rim.


This impressive salver is supported by three impressive volute scrolling feet, accented with single leaf designs.


The underside of the salver bears the retailer's mark 'Harrods, London S.W.'.


* The Royal Flying Corps (RFC) was the a branch of the British Army before and during the First World War; on 1 April 1918 the RFC merged with the Royal Naval Air Service to create the Royal Air Force.


View our full range of trays, salvers and platters at AC Silver


Date: 1915

Condition


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

The salver has been professionally polished and is in presentation condition.

There are some natural fire marks to the underside, as to be expected in keeping with age.

Full hallmarks struck to the underside of the salver are all very clear; the maker's mark has wear in keeping with location, but remains legible.


Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of this impressive example of antique silverware.


Dimensions


Diameter of rim 32.2cm/12.7"

Diameter of surface 24.7cm/9.7"

Height 3.2cm/1.3"


Weight


27.9 troy ounces/868g


 
 
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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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