Possibly by William Homer
Object Place: Europe, Dublin, Ireland
H. 3.1 cm (1 1/4 in.); Diam of rim: 21.2 cm (8 3/8 in.); Weight: 359 gm (11 0z 11 dwt)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
The shaped circular salver is constructed from sheet with a raised rim and an applied cast gadrooned border. The salver rests on three hoof feet, each cast in two pieces. One foot has been repaired.
ARMORIALS: engraved in center of each, the arms of Dromore impaling Newcome, for the Most Rev. WIlliam Newcome DD, Archbishop of Armagh and Lord Primate of All Ireland, (1729-1800) who married first Maria, daughter of Sir Thomas D'Oyley Baronet, married second, Anna Maria daughter and co-heir of Edward Smyth Esq, of Callow Hill, co. Fermanagh.
INSCRIPTIONS: engraved on underside, 24=7 pr.
On underside of each rim, Hibernia; maker's mark WH (Bernnett p. 179, no. 546); harp crowned.
Gift of the Trustees of the Reservation, estate of Mrs. John Gardner Coolidge to the MFA. (Accession Date: October 17, 1963)
Gift of the Trustees of Reservation—Estate of Mrs. John Gardner Coolidge