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Salver

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The circular salver rests on a low trumpet-shaped foot. It has a chased molded rim, and the plain surface is decorated overall with flat-chased chinoiserie figures including men and women in exotic dress, foliage, and birds. Around the outer border are small clouds, behind one of which the sun...

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Marks

maker's mark SH conjoined in a circle on rim of salver; leopard's head crowned, lion passant, date letter h

Provenance

Theodora Wilbour Fund No. 2 in memory of Charlotte Beebe Wilbour, (1833-1914)

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Charlotte Beebe Wilbour

English (London), 1685–86

Object Place

London, England

Dimensions

9.7 cm (3 13/16 in.), Diameter: 13 1/2 in.

Accession Number

50.2725

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver