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The Liddell Salver

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

24 5/8in. (62.5cm.) long; 156oz. (4852gr.)

Provenance

Robert R Young Foundation from the Estate of Anita O'Keefe Young, sold Sotheby's, New York 1985
His Excellency Mohamed Mahdi Altajir;
Christie's New York 2003
Koopman Rare Art

Exhibitions

The Glory of thr Goldsmith: Magnificent Gold & Silver from the Al-Tajir Collection, 1989 (no.71, p.102)

The Liddell Salver Reference: Lamerie