Antique Silver George III Two-Handled Tray made in 1812
A George III sterling silver two-handled tray. The tray is of oval form, with engraved and chased foliate decoration.
|Made By||John Mewburn|
A George III antique sterling silver two-handled tray. The tray is of oval form, with engraved and chased foliate decoration. It has a gadrooned border and leaf-capped handles raised on four tapering feet.
The tray is of very large size and superb quality.
Dimensions: from handle to handle 71.12 cm, main body 60.96 x 45.72 cm, interior area 53.34 x 39.37 cm
John Mewburn was baptised on 6 February 1762 at St Andrew, Holborn, an area near Hatton Garden. He was the son of John and Rebecca Mewburn of Purpool Lane (today called Portpool Lane, off Gray’s Inn Road) and was the youngest of their four children.
Since he is known to have practised as a silversmith in London, he had to have been a guild member, so records were explored at the private library of the Goldsmiths’ Company in Goldsmiths’ Hall on Foster Lane in London. John appears in the Black Book of the Goldsmiths’ Company as, Mewburn John; father John; Master Jn Crouch Vol 8, page 302; 1777, Bound in name of Nubron Freedom 4 Jul 1792; Livery June 18.
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