Antique Silver Salver made in 1735
An antique silver early George II salver with a mask punctuated border. The masks carved on the border are a most unusual feature, and are reminiscent of the famous Grinling Gibbons carvings of the period.
|Made By||Gabriel Sleath|
A rare antique silver George II salver with a mask punctuated border. The masks carved on the border are a most unusual feature, and are reminiscent of the famous Grinling Gibbons carvings of the period. Another unusual feature is the makers mark, which has been struck twice.
The salver stands on three stepped pad supports.
Dimensions: 29.21 cm
Gabriel Sleath, the son of a tallow chandler, was a London goldsmith and silversmith. He was an outspoken critic of Huguenot goldsmiths working in England. Sleath was born in Barnet, London in 1674 and died in Barnet c. March, 1756.
A very fine and important maker of holloware such as salvers and coffee pots.
First mark entered in 1707. In 1753, he entered into a partnership with Francis Crump (his former apprentice).
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