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Salver

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The rectangular salver has a shaped rim and incurved corners. It is formed from sheet, with an applied rim, cast in four parts. The four faceted scrolled feet are cast.

Inscription

ARMORIALS: engraved in the center, the arms of Horn, Horne, Mathews, Matthews, Montfichett, or St. Owen impaling Hebden or Winchingam. INSCRIPTIONS: engraved on underside, "52=10"

Marks

On underside, maker's mark IR (Grimwade 1610) (struck twice); lion passant; leopard's head crowned; date letter K.

Provenance

Anonymous Gift to the MFA in Memory of Charlotte Beebe Wilbour (1833-1914). (Accession Date: March 2, 1933)

Credit Line

Anonymous gift in memory of Charlotte Beebe Wilbour (1833-1914)

English (London), 1725–26

Object Place

London, England

Dimensions

H. 3.3 cm x W. 38.4 cm x D. 31.7 cm (1 5/16 x 15 1/8 x 12 1/2 in.); Weight: 1,559.3 gm (50 oz 3 dwt)

Accession Number

33.123

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver