George II Silver Salver


Stock: 8049

Date: 1730

Maker: Thomas Farren

Country: England

A good antique sterling silver salver of plain design with a shaped border and on hoof feet. With a hand...

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A good antique sterling silver salver of plain design with a shaped border and on hoof feet. With a hand engraved crest of a stage over a crown to the centre. These small size trays are often referred to as waiters and are ideal for use with small objects such as glasses and bottles. Weight 175 grams, 5.6 troy ounces. Diameter 15 cms. Height 3 cms. London 1730. Maker Thomas Farren.


This lovely antique salver is in very good condition with no damage or restoration. The silver marks are clear and easy to read. The centre is firm and does not appear to have been erased. Slight surface scratching and a small surface indentation when one foot has pushed up slightly. 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

Maker Information

Maker: Thomas Farren

Thomas Farren, apprenticed to John Denny 1695, free 1707. First mark as largeworker 1707. Second (sterling) mark 1720. Third mark 1739. Died circa 1743, the date of entry of Ann Farren’s mark. Subordinate goldsmith to the King 1723-42. Described by Arthur Grimwade “his work at best is of fine quality and shows some influence of Huguenot work.” His most important pieces are probably the fountain and cistern of 1728 at Burghley. His best known apprentice was Thomas Whipham.

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