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2920M Marlborough
July 15, 2016 10:00 AMCalender

George II Sterling Silver Salver

Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2920M Location: Marlborough Date / Time: July 15, 2016 10:00AM


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.
Estimate $500-700

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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Hugh Trumbull Adams, London