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Salver

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The circular salver rests on a low trumpet-shaped foot. The salver has a chased molded rim, and the plain surface is decorated overall with flat-chased ornament composed of asymmetrical shapes filled with matting supporting exotic foliage. The coat of arms is engraved within a central pattern...

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Inscription

Armorials: Engraved on the cup and the salver, the arms of the Commonwealth under the Protector, Oliver Cromwell Inscriptions: Engraved on the foot of the salver and the cup, EC

Marks

On rim, RL a fleur-de-lis below in a shaped shield (Jackson, 1921, p. 144; rev. ed. 1989, p. 137); leopard's head crowned; lion passant (repeated on foot); date letter o

Provenance

Lord Brownlow, Belton House, Lincolnshire, sold Christie, Manson & Woods, London, May 29, 1963, lot 22; purchased from Garrard & Co., London, April 8, 1964, Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Charlotte Beebe Wilbour.

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Charlotte Beebe Wilbour

English (London), 1691–92

Object Place

London, England

Dimensions

9.6 cm (3 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

64.519

Medium or Technique

Silver gilt

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver