An early English silver salver of square form raised on shaped feet. This dainty size is often known as a waiter, perfect for standing a wine bottle or glass. To the centre is a hand engraved crest encircled by the motto “Ne Cede Malis”. Good colour.
Weight 153 grams, 4.9 troy ounces.
Width 14 cm.
Maker Joseph Clare.
Marks. Stamped around the top surface with a full set of clear English silver hallmarks.
Biography: Joseph Clare, apprenticed to Nathaniel Locke 1702., free 1712. 1st mark entered as largeworker 1713. 2nd (sterling mark) 1720. 3rd mark 1721. Died 1728.