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Queen Anne Silver Footed Salver

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Stock: 6258

Date: 1705

Maker: Seth Lofthouse

Country: England

A lovely early English antique silver tazza with gadroon borders and pedestal foot. Britannia standard silver. Beautiful plain style typical...

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Description

Description

A lovely early English antique silver tazza with gadroon borders and pedestal foot. Britannia standard silver. Beautiful plain style typical of the period.

Weight 301 grams, 9.6 troy ounces.

Diameter 22 cms. Height 6.5 cms.

Hallmarked on the top edge with clear crisp marks for London 1705.

Maker Seth Lofthouse.

Literature: From the 17th century until the reign of George I, salvers (often called tazzas) were raised on a pedestal foot. 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.

Condition

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: Seth Lofthouse

Seth Lofthouse, London silversmith, apprenticed to William Wakefield of the Merchant Taylor’s Company 1676. Freedom not recorded. Mark entered as largeworker in 1699. William Bellasis apprenticed to him in 1709. Listed as dead in the Haberdashers’ Company records of 1727.

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