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Lot 240*
A George III Irish silver salver adapted from a strawberry dish, maker's mark of Richard Williams, no date letter, stamped twice with the maker's mark, twice with harp and once with Hibernia, circa 1770,
Sold for £1,125 (US$ 1,890) inc. premium
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Lot Details
A George III Irish silver salver adapted from a strawberry dish,
maker's mark of Richard Williams, no date letter, stamped twice with the maker's mark, twice with harp and once with Hibernia, circa 1770,
of shaped circular outline with bead border and an inner border of husk swags linked by shells, raised on three double-scroll and hoof feet, centre engraved with a ribbon-tied coat of arms, diameter 31.3cm, weight 30.26oz.

Footnotes

  • The arms of OWEN, originally of Pembrokeshire, impaling a shield possibly for WAKEFIELD of Dublin.

    Provenance:- Gebelein of Boston.

    Illustrated in "The Magazine, Antiques", March 1950, vol. LVII, Irish silver in American Collections, p194.
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