Salver

Waiter

English (London)
1734–35
Marked by Paul de Lamerie (Dutch (active in England) 1688–1751)


Object Place: Europe, London, England

Dimensions

2.2 x 14.6 x 14.5 cm (7/8 x 5 3/4 x 5 11/16 in.) Weight: 343 gm (11 oz)

Accession Number

1988.282

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver

The square waiter rests on four scrolled feet and has a molded, flared rim with shaped corners. The body and rim are engraved with strapwork, scrolls and flowers. The waiter is formed sheet with an applied, cast rim and cast feet.

Inscription

ARMORIALS: engraved in center, the arms of Sir Theodore Janssen (ca. 1658-1748), and his wife, WIlliamsa, daughter of Sir Robert Henley, of the Grange, Hampshire. Engraved in four corners, the crest of Janssen.

Markings

On underside, leopard's head crowned; date letter T; maker's mark PL (Grimwade 2203); lion passant.

Provenance

Bequest of S. Sydney DeYoung to the MFA. (Accession Date: April 27, 1988)

Credit Line

Bequest of S. Sydney DeYoung