11 June 2003
A George II silver salver
Mark of William Cripps, London, 1745
Shaped circular, on four foliate scroll feet, the border pierced, cast and chased with fruiting grapevines and insects interspersed with shells and male and female Bacchic masks, the field engraved with a lozenge-of-arms, marked on reverse, also engraved with scratchweight '164=9'
22in. (56cm.) diam.
The arms are those of
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