Salver

English (London)
1819–20
Marked by Philip Rundell (1743–1827)


Dimensions

Overall: 4 x 38.3 cm (1 9/16 x 15 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

65.2298

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver

Pair of Salvers (65.2298-65.2299). A pair of large four footed round trays. Scalloped borders, gadrooned rims interrupted by shell and leaf cartouches. The cavetto engraved with Coat of Arms with Crest above. Motto “Audacter et Sincere”. Shell feet flanked grapes and leafage.

Inscription

ARMORIALS: engraved on the front of the salver, the arms of Clive impaling Windsor, for Robert Henry Clive, of Oakley Park, co. Salop., 2nd son of Edward; 1st Earl of Powis, b 15 Jan 1789, MP for Ludlow 1818-1832, South Salop 1832 - death 1854, m 19 June 1819, Harriet Baroness Windsor, dau of Other Hickman, 5thEarl of Plymouth.

Markings

On the underside of the rim, maker's mark PR in a rectangle (sim to Grimwade 2228 but without the pellet); lion passant; leopard's head crowned; sovereign's head; date letter d (1819/20).

SCRATCHES: punched on the back, two "T"s.

Provenance

By 1946, with James Robinson, New York; November 26, 1946, sold by James Robinson to Forsyth Wickes, New York and Newport, RI (d. 1964); 1965, bequest of Forsyth Wickes. (Accession Date: December 24, 1965)

Credit Line

Bequest of Forsyth Wickes—The Forsyth Wickes Collection