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The circular salver has a broad, richly decorated rim with four cast scrolled feet. The rim, cast in sections and chased, is molded with female masks at the feet that represent the Seasons. On the border, between them, amid scrolls and shells, are fruits, flowers, folliage, and animals (birds,...

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Inscription

ARMORIALS: arms of Ffarington quartering BENSON, RUFINE, BRADSHAW, BRADSHAW (ancient), ASPULL, FITTON, GARDEN, MALVOISIN, BRERETON, NOWELL, MERELY, FITTON, HARGREAVES, and FFARINGTON for William Ffarington Esq., of Shaw Hall, co. Lancaster (1766-1837) Motto: Domat omnia virtus.

Marks

On underside of salver, maker's mark PS (Grimwade 2235)(repeated on border); lion passant (repeated on border); leopard's head; date letter h (repeated on border); sovereign's head (repeated on border).

Provenance

Purchased from Garrard & Co., London, Theodora Wilbour Fund in Memory of Charlotte Beebe Wilbour for $2500. (Accession Date: September 15, 1955)

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Charlotte Beebe Wilbour

English (London), 1823–24

Object Place

London, England

Dimensions

Overall: 6.9cm (2 11/16in.) Other (Overall; w/feet): 66.3cm (26 1/8in.) Other (Minimum; w/o ft (w/feet)): 63cm (24 13/16in.)

Accession Number

55.918

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver