A rare antique silver octofoil salver with a scalloped border and standing on 3 curved panelled feet.
Weight 631 grams, 20.2 troy ounces.
Diameter 26.7 cm. Height 2.6 cm.
Maker William Darker.
These 8 sided salvers generally date between 1710 and 1730 and are extremely sought after.
Marks. Stamped on the top surface with a full set of English silver hallmarks.
William Darker, also known as William Darkeratt. Marks registered 1726 and 1732. Specialist hollowware maker – tankards, coffee pots, beakers, small jugs, sugar bowls. Died 1734.