A George II Irish silver salver
maker's mark of John Hamilton, Dublin, circa 1740
Shaped circular and on three shell and scaly dolphin feet, with shell and foliate scroll border, the centre engraved with a coat-of-arms within shell, scroll and foliage rococo cartouche and later engraved with a crest with Baron's coronet above, marked on top and engraved with scratchweight '44=14'
13in. (35cm.) diam.
William Monsell Esq. (b.1706) thence by descent to his son William Thomas Monsell Esq. (1754-1822) and thence by descent to his son William, 1st Baron Emly, and thence by descent to
The Rt. Hon Lord Emly (+); Christie's London, 11 July 1934, lot 130 Bolton, 1st Viscount Monsell P.C. (1881-1969)