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Salver

Irish (Cork)
1721–39
Marked by William Newenham


Object Place: Europe, Cork, Ireland

Dimensions

H. 3.8 cm (1 1/2 in.); Diameter of rim: 12.3 cm (4 13/16 in.); Weight: 136 gm (4 oz 8 dwt)

Accession Number

35.1602

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver

Each plain circular salver has a slightly shaped, molded rim. The applied trumpet-shaped foot with flaring rim is raised.

Inscription

Engraved on underside, 4"15.

Markings

On face of each , maker's mark WN(Bennett, p. 193, no. 142); "STERLING".

Provenance

William E. Godfrey, New York, purchased by Frank Brewer Bemis, 1924, Bequest of Frank Brewer Bemis to the MFA. (Accession Date: November 7, 1935).

Credit Line

Bequest of Frank Brewer Bemis