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Made by: Shaw, Daniel ||Sarbitt, Dorothy __(Possibly)

Currently in storage


About this object

The small round tray has shaped sides and stands on three lion's feet. The border is raised with a shell motif that is repeated at intervals and has gadrooning in between. The center has an engraved coat of arms within a rococo cartouche that is framed with branches and foliage.

Category:
SILVERWORK
Object name:
Tray
Made from:
Silver
Made in:
ENGLAND: London
Date made:
1754
Size:
Dia. 7 1/4 in.
overall __ __ __ __18.42 CM

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
12.213
Class:
SILVER
Signature marks:
MARK || COAT OF ARMS __on bottom: Lion passant (sterling fineness, 1751-1756) || Crowned leopard's head (London Assay office, 1751-1756) || Date letter t (1754) || DS within a rounded rectangle (maker Daniel Shaw or Dorothy Sarbitt) || coat of arms engraved in the center: Foster or Forster family
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973