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The oblong tray has a molded stepped rim with a gadrooned border and an applied mask on each of the fours sides. It is formed from heavy sheet and the border is cast, chased and applied. The surface of the tray is decorated with a broad border of engraved and chased stapwork and engraved floral...

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ARMORIALS: engraved on the center of the salver, the Royal arms of George I. INSCRIPTIONS: scrathced on underside, "44=0", "2331".


Struck twice on underside, maker's mark TF (Grimwade 2749).


By 1929, Lord Brownlow, Belton House, near Grantham, Lincolnshire; March 13, 1929, Brownlow sale, Christie's, London, lot 57, to Chrichton Brothers, London. 1961, sold by S.J. Phillips, London, to the MFA for $5,000. (Accession Date: January 11, 1961)

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Charlotte Beebe Wilbour

English (London), about 1730

Object Place

London, England


5.5 x 33.8 x 23.3 cm (2 3/16 x 13 5/16 x 9 3/16 in.) Weight: 1,366.5 gm (43 oz 19 dwt)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silver gilt