1 December 2005
A GEORGE II IRISH SILVER SALVER
MARK OF MICHAEL WALSHE, DUBLIN, CIRCA 1760
Circular and with a cast and chased vine and foliage border, heightened with shells and bacchic masks, and later centrally engraved with a coat-of-arms with a baron's coronet and baronet's badge on four paw feet, marked on the back and engraved with a scratchweight '157=15'
22¾ in. (58 cm.) diameter
153 oz. (4,775 gr.)
The arms are those of Lawless, presumably for Nicholas, 1st Baron Cloncurry (1735-1799).
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