Antique Silver George III Salver made in 1786
A silver George III salver of rectangular form, standing on four shaped moulded feet.
|Made By||John Hutson|
An antique silver George III salver of rectangular form, standing on four shaped moulded feet.
The salver is beautifully engraved with a border of leaves and grapes. The cartouches contain flowers.
The centre is engraved with the crest of Hobson – a griffin, segreant, in beak a key. It is entered in Fairbairn’s book of crests and shown on p. 167 no 13 and p. 19 no 12.
Above the crest the following dedication is engraved “J Prendergast to Mrs M Hobson 1794”
The salver is of a very unusual shape, and the condition and decoration are of the highest quality.
Dimensions: 41.91 cm; weight 47 troy oz.
Apprenticed to Richard Rugg (specialist salver maker) in June, 1761. Free in August, 1768. Mark entered on 2nd January 1784 at 35 St John’s Square, Clerkenwell.
A fine maker who specialised in salvers, often with very fine engraving. Unlike his master, Richard Rugg, he made other articles such as teapots, tea caddies and chambersticks.
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