THE PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN
A GEORGE III SILVER SALVER
maker's mark of Rebecca Emes and Edward Barnard, London, 1824
Shaped-circular and on four leaf-capped shell feet, chased with a broad band of shells, scrolls and foliage on a matted ground and applied with similar border, later engraved with a coat-of-arms, marked on reverse - 18½in. (47cm.) diam.
The arms are those of Barton impaling Hope presumably for John Watson Barton (1798-1840) of Stapleton Park, Co. York and his wife Juliana, second daughter of James Hope on Moray Place, Edinburgh, whom he married in 1830