English Sterling Silver George Iv Shell & Scroll Salver Coat Of Arms 106 Oz
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English Sterling Silver George Iv Shell & Scroll Salver Coat Of Arms 106 Oz:
MONUMENTAL ENGLISH GEORGE IV STERLING SILVER GEORGE IV LION PAW SALVER; ELEGANT SHELL AND SCROLL DECORATION; WEIGHS 106 OUNCES; EXCELLENT CONDITION
We are pleased to offer this monumental English George IV sterling silver salver.
Bearing beautifully engraved family coat of arms.
A spotted stallion atop shell and foliate framed shield. The shield with crescent moon, series of urns, lions and birds, with leopard heads within cross.
From the rarely seen William Stroud in 1823. See plate 3332 in Grimwade. Apprenticed under John Wirgman in 1769. First mark 1788. His work is rarely seen.
Classic raised circular octa-foil or eight panel design.
Elegant raised bead and gadroon rim.
Centre with previously noted coat of arms. Framed by wicker baskets brimming with ripened fruit. Alternating with floral sprays. United by star burst florete and diamond frame medallion.
Atop boldly cast winged vine and acanthus lion paw feet.
This monumental 1823 English salver is 18 1/2 inches.
Exceptionally thick, heavy guage sterling weighs 106 standard ounces.
Hallmarked as shown.
In excellent condition. Rich, lustreous silver patina. The beautifully carved shell and scroll border and lion feet retain their original crisp, vibrant hand chased detail. Stands perfectly even on table.
For the discerning collector of the finest English silver. A monumental English George IV shell and scroll lion foot salver. Excellent condition.
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From our personal collection, an elegant mid 19th century coin silver basket, from John and Edward Moore, of Tiffany fame. Illustrated in the cover article of May/June 2008 Silver Magazine, page 27.
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