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Salvers

Antique silver salvers. From the 17th century until the reign of George I salvers were raised on a pedestal foot. This form is often called a “tazza”. By 1700 some were made with the foot unscrewing. Very occasionally this type will also have 3 or 4 feet so that the salver can be used on a lower level.

The traditional form of salver with plain flat surfaces and small feet at the edge, rarely found before the reign of George I, was made in various forms such as round, rectangular, oval and octagonal and are an ideal starting off point for collectors of early silver.

The term “waiter” is not commonly used but relates to small examples less than 6 or 7 inches; these have become very popular now to stand a bottle or wine glass.

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Salvers

Antique silver salvers. From the 17th century until the reign of George I salvers were raised on a pedestal foot. This form is often called a “tazza”. By 1700 some were made with the foot unscrewing. Very occasionally this type will also have 3 or 4 feet so that the salver can be used on a lower level.

The traditional form of salver with plain flat surfaces and small feet at the edge, rarely found before the reign of George I, was made in various forms such as round, rectangular, oval and octagonal and are an ideal starting off point for collectors of early silver.

The term “waiter” is not commonly used but relates to small examples less than 6 or 7 inches; these have become very popular now to stand a bottle or wine glass.

  • 1692

    Benjamin Pyne

    10365 William and Mary Antique Silver Tazza

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    A fine quality antique silver footed salver with a gadroon edge and cut card applied work to the underside. A rare feature is the screw action detachable foot. Heavy gauge silver. Hand engraved to the top is a marital coat of arms for Raymond and Jemmett. Weight 575g, 18.4 troy oz. Diameter 19cm. Height 7.5cm. London 1692. Maker Benjamin Pyne. Sterling silver.

  • 1699

    Samuel Hood

    10257 William III Antique Silver Tazza

    £3,950

    An excellent early English silver footed salver with a broad gadroon border to the top and foot. Britannia standard silver*. To the centre is a hand engraved armorial for the Scott family within a decorative cartouche. Weight 395 grams, 12.7 troy ounces. Height 7.3cm. Diameter 24cm. London 1699. Maker Samuel Hood. *Britannia standard silver. 17th century.

  • 1709

    Richard Freeman

    10330 Queen Anne Antique Silver Tazza

    £1,650

    English provincial silver. A lovely little silver footed salver with a simple reed border and pedestal foot. Beautiful plain style typical of the period. Good weight. Hand engraved to the centre is a large decorative cartouche containing a boar crest. Weight 143 gm, 4.5 troy oz. Height 5cm. Diameter 15.3cm. Exeter 1709. Maker Richard Freeman. Sterling silver.

  • Circa 1720 - 1740

     

    9883 Early German Antique Silver Tazza

    £2,750

    An antique silver footed salver of plain circular form with a simple moulded border and a waisted pedestal foot. Excellent heavy quality. Hand engraved to the centre with a coat of arms flanked by a pair of dogs, surmounted by the coronet of a Count. The foot, with the original detachable screw, is now permanently attached to the top for stability. Weight 642 grams, 20.6cm. Diameter 23cm. Height 5.3cm. Stamped underneath to the centre with German silver marks for Hanover Altstadt, 1720-40. Maker’s mark “P.P”

  • 1734

    Richard Pargeter

    9675 George II Silver Salver

    £2,950

    A handsome antique sterling silver salver of plain design having a Chippendale border. Heavy gauge silver. Standing on 4 large scroll feet. To the centre is a hand engraved armorial within a decorative cartouche. Scratch weight 38=17. Weight 1150 grams, 36.9 troy ounces. Diameter 30 cm. Height 4.8 cm. London 1734. Maker Richard Pargeter. Sterling silver.

  • 1735

    Paul de Lamerie

    9774 George II Silver Salver by Paul de Lamerie

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    A fine early English silver salver by the celebrated Huguenot maker Paul de Lamerie. Of square form, and raised on shaped feet, this exceptional salver is hand engraved with an expansive outer border of scrolls and cornucopias having to each corner a roundel containing the crest of a dog pierced with an arrow. To the centre, within a decorative cartouche, is a hand engraved coat of arms for the Knipe family with another in pretence. Weight 664 grams, 21.3 troy ounces. Width 22.5cm. Height 2.6cm. London 1735. Maker Paul de Lamerie. Sterling silver.

  • 1755

    Edward Wakelin

    9859 George II Antique Silver Salver

    £6,550

    Large size and very impressive. A rare antique silver salver, of unusual square waisted form with gadroon borders and shell corners. Heavy gauge silver. The outside centre has a traditional shell and foliate engraved theme with shells and a crest to each corner. Engraved to the centre is a marriage coat of arms with an “escutcheon of pretence”, and the motto “Laudabunt Alii Rhodon” circa 1790. The engraved mantling, of an unfurling ruffle of cloth, is very striking and contemporary to the arms. Weight 2190 grams, 70.4 troy ounces. Height 4.5cm. Width 40cm. London 1755. Maker Edward Wakelin. Sterling silver.

  • 1758

    Elizabeth Godfrey

    9843 George II Silver Salver

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    Excellent large size. A fine early English salver with the square form and plain styling typical of the period. The hand engraved border has a detailed band of scrolls, shells and matting with mythical face masks to the corners and erupting volcanoes to the sides. To the centre is a family coat of arms within a decorative cartouche. Weight 2194 grams, 70.5 troy ounces. Height 3 cm. Diameter 40 cm. London 1758. Maker Elizabeth Godfrey, whose Huguenot origins can be seen in this piece.

  • 1759

    Charles Kandler

    10106 George II Antique Silver Salver

    £3,500

    A fine early English silver salver by the sought after maker Charles Frederick Kandler. Of square form, and raised on tall scrolling feet, this rare salver is hand engraved with an expansive outer border of scroll motifs, the centre with the Tatton crest of a greyhound tied to a tree. Super heavy quality and feels very good in the hand. Perfect to stand a bottle or wine glass on top. Weight 408 grams, 13.1 troy ounces. Width 16cm. Height 4cm. London 1759. Maker Charles Frederick Kandler. Sterling silver.

  • 1769

    Daniel Smith And Robert Sharp

    9850 George III Silver Salver

    £5,750

    Magnificent quality. Large size. This antique silver salver has a superb cast and pierced border with fruiting vines, scrolls, masks and ho ho birds. To the centre is a hand engraved cost of arms surmounted by a bird crest. All raised on 4 pierced and vine leaf decorated feet. Weight 1832 grams, 58.8 troy ounces. Diameter 38cm. Height 5cm. London 1769. Maker Daniel Smith and Robert Sharpe. Sterling silver.

  • 1782

    John Crouch & Thomas Hannam

    9472 George III Antique Silver Salver

    £1,250

    An elegant antique silver salver with swept feet and bead border. To the centre there is a hand engraved armorial within a decorative cartouche. All within a wide border of foliate scroll engraving. Weight 1231g, 39.5 troy oz. Diameter 36cm. Height 3.5cm. London 1782. Maker John Crouch & Thomas Hannam. Sterling silver.

  • 1785

    Thomas Chawner

    9292 George III Silver Salver

    £1,650

    An elegant antique silver salver. Classic plain style with swept feet and bead border. To the front is a hand engraved armorial (leopard’s heads and chequers) with a wolf’s head crest. Weight 1174g, 37.7 troy oz. Diameter 33.5cm. Height 3.5cm. London 1785. Maker Thomas Chawner. Sterling silver.

  • 1786

    John Crouch & Thomas Hannam

    9231 George III Silver Salver

    £3,350

    A large size antique silver salver with bead border and splay feet. Hand engraved to the top surface is a magnificent scrolling leaf cartouche containing an armorial and swan crest. Weight 1845 grams, 59.3 troy oz. Diameter 47cm. Height 4.2cm. London 1786. Maker Crouch and Hannam. Sterling silver.

  • 1786

    John Crouch & Thomas Hannam

    9250 Large George III Antique Silver Salver

    £3,550

    An excellent size antique silver salver with bead borders and elegant classical style. Hand engraved to the centre is an armorial with a lion crest and the motto “Frangas Non Flectes”. Weight 2580 grams, 82.9 troy oz. Diameter 46cm. Height 4.5cm. London 1786. Maker Crouch and Hannam.

  • 1789

    Henry Chawner

    9119 George III Antique Silver Salver

    £1,750

    An elegant antique sterling silver salver. Classic plain style with swept feet and reed border. To the front there is a hand engraved armorial with a bird crest. Weight 1433 grams, 46 troy oz. Diameter 36 cms. Height 4 cms. London 1789. Maker Henry Chawner.

  • 1820

    Paul Storr

    9542 George III Antique Silver Salver by Paul Storr

    £2,350

    A handsome antique sterling silver salver with a broad gadroon border, the feet with shell and grapevine design. Excellent quality as you’d expect by the prestigious English master silversmith Paul Storr. To the centre there is a finely engraved armorial with a motto in Welsh “Bydd Syw Negis Sarpe”. Weight 553 grams, 17.7 troy ounces. Diameter 22.5cm. Height 2.9cm. London 1820. Maker Paul Storr.

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  • 1625

    Robert Profit

    9989 Charles I Antique Silver Bowl

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    An extremely early date. A rare antique silver porringer (or bleeding bowl) of plain circular form. The straight sided shape with a simple rim is the earliest type and in keeping with the early date. Small proportions and very charming with the original hand beaten finish. A useful serving bowl, handy for nuts and sweets. Prick marked on the edge of the rim with the initials “MC”. Weight 108 grams, 3.4 troy ounces. Diameter 10.3cm. Height 3.5 cm. Spread 14cm. London 1625. Maker “RP” possibly Robert Profit (David Mitchell’s “Silversmiths in Elizabethan and Stuart London”).

  • Circa 1784

    Hester Bateman

    7400 George III Two Handled Cup by Hester Bateman

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    An elegant antique sterling silver cup with side handles and raised on a pedestal foot. With the charming style for which this sought after English lady silversmith is famous. To the front is a hand engraved armorial crest. Weight 329 grams, 10.5 troy ounces. Contains 425 ml. Height 12.5cm. Diameter of top 9.75cm. Spread 17cm. London 1784. Maker Hester Bateman.

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