London, South Kensington
10 September 2002
A Pair of Silver-Gilt Waiters
each square waiter with canted corners, decorated with differing figural and foliate scroll motifs on a textured ground, supported on four panel feet - 20.2cm. (7 7/8in.) square, 31.5oz.
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The design of these waiters is copied from another example, part of a dressing table set of circa 1680 by Arthur Mainwaring, see Christie's Pictorial History of English and American Silver page 79.
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