George II Sterling Silver Salver, London, 1756-57, William & Robert Peaston, maker, with a shell and scroll rim and engraved armorial to center, raised on three spade feet, dia. 11 in., approx. 20.5 troy oz.
Several repairs with solder marks and examples of metal fatigue to rim. Feet possibly later or replaced. Salver with uneven shape (if legs were removed it would not sit flat). Surface abrasions and usage wear. Armorial appears to be original.
The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.