A GEORGE II IRISH SILVER SALVER
PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF HARRIETT H. CRAWFORD
A GEORGE II IRISH SILVER SALVER

MARK OF JAMES WARREN, DUBLIN, CIRCA 1750

Details
A GEORGE II IRISH SILVER SALVER
MARK OF JAMES WARREN, DUBLIN, CIRCA 1750
Shaped circular, on four lion's-paw and wing feet, the border with scrolls and shells at intervals, the field flat-chased with scrolling grapes and foliage, with fish and ducks, the center engraved with a coat-of-arms and crest surrounded by a flat-chased cartouche of scrolls and flowers, marked on reverse
19 1/8 in. (49 cm.) diameter; 92 oz. (2,866 gr.)
Provenance
Col. Moore-Brabazon
Literature
Charles James Jackson, An Illustrated History of English Plate, 1969, Vol. I, p. 306, fig. 329.

Lot Essay

The arms are those of Mure or Muir of Rowallan, County Ayr, Scotland quartering Cumin or Comyn. The marriage of the Cumin/Comyn heiress occurred at an early date and the family was of considerable standing in medieval Scotland. The arms on this salver likely relate to an Irish family claiming descent from Scotland.

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