The 1st Duke of Cambridge's Salver

A Monumental George IV Silver-Gilt Salver

By Edward Barton London 1824

Shaped circular on four acanthus leaf and dolphin feet, the applied border cast with four scenes between male and female baccic and harvest masks, the scenes Depicting hounds hunting a stag a bacchanalian scene a youth spearing a wild boar and Narcissus gazing at his reflection, the field engraved with neo-rococo scrolls and foliage surrounding Royal arms.

This salver is one of a pair made for the first duke of Cambridge who, like his brothers George IV, and the Dukes of York and Sussex, was an important patron of The London Goldsmiths, purchasing some of the most important pieces of silver at the Duke of York’s auction in 1827

This Salver is illustrated in Michael Clayton, Christie’s Pictorial History of English and American Silver, 1985.

26 inches (66cm) diameter
Weight: 270ozs

 

Price : On application