Georgian Silver Salver


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Object Description

A pretty antique sterling silver waiter with reed and shell border. Small size. To the centre is a hand engraved cartouche containing a family crest. Good colour. Scratchweight etched underneath. Weight 193 grams, 6.2 troy ounces. Diameter 15.3 cm. Height 2.4 cm. London 1749. Maker William Peaston. Retailers mark in old cursive script.

Biography – William Peaston, London silversmith, no record of apprenticeship of freedom. 1st mark entered as largeworker 1746. 2nd mark, in partnership with Robert Peaston, 1756.

Object Condition

This little salver is in good condition with no damage or restoration. Stamped underneath with a clear set of full English silver hallmarks. Good colour. Shows slight sign of wear to border and engraving. One minimal surface dink.

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.

Object Details

Dealer Opening Times

By appointment only.

Dealer Contact

+44 (0)207 288 1939
+44 (0)7904 297419

Dealer Location

Vault 31-32
The London Silver Vaults
53-64 Chancery Lane
London WC2A 1QS

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