Georgian, George III Pair Of Bright Cut & Crested Silver Salvers. The salvers feature beaded rims and beaded bracket feet. The main surfaces lavishly engraved with central armorials.
The armorial is the marital arms of Fowke and Gist. This commemorates the marriage of William Fowke and Elizabeth Gist. William was the son of Rear Admiral Edmund Thorpe Fowke, Royal Navy.
The purchaser will receive a detailed report concerning the history of this marital arms crest.
Both are hallmarked for Sheffield 1789 by George Ashforth & Co.
In very good order with moderate surface wear commensurate with age. Each stands firm on a flat surface. Minor restoration to the lower section of beading, where it joins the flat main surface. This is more visible on the underside. Higher wear to the underside.
Each salver measures about 25.5 cm by 3.5 cm.
Approximate weight for the pair is 1.037 kilos or 33 troy ounces.