Salver

Description
Flat circular tray on three hoof feet with a raised and shaped edge of six bracketlike segments having concave centers and reverse-cyma ends, and a conforming, applied cast rim punctuated by twelve equidistant shells along the outside edge. Engraved at obverse center with an armorial device consisting of an impaled coat of arms on shield inside symmetrical scrollwork. Underside struck with four hallmarks: a footed and handled vessel between the script initials "IT" in a rounded square and a lion passant in rounded rectangle face inward, while the raised roman letter "b" and a crowned leopard's head, both in five-pointed shields, face outward; "17=13 (dwt?)" scratched on side opposite hallmarks.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
salver
date made
1737
Physical Description
silver (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 2.7 cm x 16.5 cm; 1 1/16 in x 6 1/2 in
overall: 1 1/8 in x 6 5/8 in; 2.8575 cm x 16.8275 cm
place made
United Kingdom: England, London
ID Number
DL*307672.0013
catalog number
307672.0013
accession number
307672
subject
Domestic Furnishings
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Home and Community Life: Domestic Life
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Wallace Dunn, Jr.
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