Object Description

A handsome antique sterling silver waiter of simple form with a shaped shell border and hoof feet. Small size. There is a deeply hand chased centre decoration with flowers, fruit and foliate scrolls and to the centre there is large engraved armorial within a decorative cartouche. Weight 224 grams, 7.2 troy ounces. Diameter 17.2 cms. Height 2.5 cms. London 1758. Maker Ebenezer Coker.

Biography – Ebenezer Coker and Thomas Hannam were silversmiths in partnership from 1759 to 1760. Everything that Ebenezer Coker has ever made has always been of extremely high quality. In his following partnerships, Thomas Hannam achieved a virtual monopoly as a maker of fine quality salvers and waiters

Object Condition

This pretty little salver is in very good condition with no damage or restoration. Stamped with a full set of clear English hallmarks underneath. The chasing is deep and still has good definition. The engraved armorial and cartouche show signs of wear.

Please note that this item is not new and will show moderate signs of wear commensurate with age. Reflections in the photograph may detract from the true representation of this item.

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