6 November 1996
A George II silver salver
maker's mark of Thomas Rush, London, 1740
Shaped-circular and on three hoof feet, with moulded border, the centre engraved with a coat-of-arms within baroque cartouche, marked on reverse
11in. (28cm.) diam.
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The arms are those of Smyth of Harwich, co. Essex.
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