AN IMPORTANT GEORGE II SILVER TRAY
Mark of Paul de Lamerie, London, 1735
Shaped rectangular on four bracket feet, cast and chased with strapwork, husks and flowerheads, engraved with a band of scrolls, shells and latticework and with crests at the corners and a similar central cartouche enclosing a coat-of-arms, the molded raised incurved border applied with tied reeding, marked on reverse
Liddell impaling Delme for Sir Henry Liddell, 4th Baronet (1708-1784) and his wife Anne, only daughter of Sir Peter Delme, alderman and Lord Mayor of London, whom he married in 1735
Length: 24 5/8 in., 62.5 cm.
Weight: 156oz., 4852 gr.
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