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Salver and Two Waiters

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Struck on reverse with hallmarks (leopard's head, lion passant, date letter for 1723-4), and with maker's mark of Edward Feline.


Made for Philip Howard (1688/9-1749/50). 1978, with Brand Inglis Ltd, London. June 19, 1986, sold by an anonymous owner at Sotheby's, London, lot 77. E. & C. T. Koopman Ltd, London; by 1996, most probably sold by E. & C. T. Koopman to Alan and Simone Hartman, New York, NY; 2001, gift of Alan and Simone Hartman. (Accession date: February 21, 2001)

Credit Line

Gift of Alan and Simone Hartman and Harriet J. Bradbury Fund

English (London), 1723–24


Overall (salver): 2.6 x 30.3 cm (1 x 11 15/16 in.) Other (waiters): 2.6 x 13 cm (1 x 5 1/8 in.) Weight (salver): 50 oz 2 dwt (1560g) Weight (waiters): 19 oz 2 dwt (594g) together

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Medium or Technique

Silver (sterling standard)