George IV Antique Silver Tray
Maker: John Wakefield
A magnificent antique sterling silver tea tray with a shaped scrolling shell border and twin side handles. Large size. To...Buy NowEnquire
A magnificent antique sterling silver tea tray with a shaped scrolling shell border and twin side handles. Large size. To the centre is an engraved armorial with the motto “Ventus Secundet”.
Weight 2610 grams, 146 troy ounces.
Spread across the handles 68.5cm. Length 59cm. Depth 46cm.
Maker John Wakefield.
Marks. Stamped on the underside with a full set of English silver hallmarks.
Literature. The first Antique Silver Trays were oval shaped and did not appear until the late 18th century. The rectangular form was not generally seen until the early 1800’s. Some early salvers were originally called trays however this term is only used now when there are side carrying handles.
Large trays are often called tea trays and they were often made as part of an extensive and fully matching tea service. Long slender trays are popular for use as drinks trays. Extra large trays are particularly prized by interior designer for use as a coffee or side table.
This excellent tray is in very good condition. Slight surface scratching consistent with normal use.
Maker: John Wakefield
John Wakefield, London silversmith, apprenticed to Thomas Brough 1798 , free 1806. 1st mark entered as smallworker 1806. 2nd mark1806, 3rd mark 1818, 4th mark 1818.
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