George II Sterling Silver Salver, London, 1755-56, William Peaston, maker, with shell and scroll border enclosing an engraved interior centering a rocaille cartouche engraved "Y," on four scrolled feet, dia. 16 3/4 in., approx. 50.4 troy oz.
Provenance: The Estate of Hugh Trumbull Adams, to benefit the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation Collections Acquisitions Fund.
Light surface wear throughout, engraving along edge probably later, central crest probably re-engraved (silver surface slightly weaker). Three of four feet worn through on the bottom, one with rough solder to joint. Lacquered.
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