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The salver is circular with a heavy gadrooned edge. It is formed of sheet, with the rim, cast in sections, applied. Three cast shaped feet, a later addition, are riveted to the edge. The underside of the salver has a cut-card pattern radiating from a screw, which is used to join a gadrooned...

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Inscription

ARMORIALS: engraved on center of salver, the arms of Bowes of Streatlam quartering Trayne, Delahay, Conyers, Aske or Blakiston. INSCRIPTIONS: engraved on underside, 84-13.

Marks

On underside, maker's mark WI (Grimwade 3192); Britannia; lion's head erased (repeated on foot); date letter C (

Provenance

Purchased from Tiffany & Co., New York, by Theodora Wilbour, June 24, 1940. Anonymous Gift to the MFA in Memory of Charlotte Beebe Wilbour (1833-1914). (Accession Date: October 10, 1940)

Credit Line

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

English (London), 1718–19

Object Place

London, England

Dimensions

Diam. salver 37.5 (14 3/4 in.); H. 7.9 cm (3 1/8 in.); Diam. foot 11.4 cm (4 1/2 in.); Weight 82 oz. 7 dwt.

Accession Number

40.545a

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver