25 November 2003
A George I silver salver
Mark of Paul de Lamerie, London, 1726, Britannia standard
Square, with incurved angles and moulded border, on four bracket feet, chased with foliate and lozenge motifs and a border of diaperwork, rosettes and foliage, the angles with oval foliate cartouches engraved with a crest, the centre engraved with a coat-of-arms, marked on reverse, also engraved with scratchweight '61oz=10dwt='
13¼in. (33½cm.) wide
The arms are those of Swymmer of Bristol impaling Reynardson
F. A. Hawley, 1929
Anonymous sale; Christie's, New York, 22 April 1993, lot 66
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London, 25 Park Lane, W.1., A Loan Exhibition of Old English Plate, 1929, no. 370, pl. LI, incorrectly labelled as no. 307.
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