The Liddell Salver

The Liddell Salver

Silver
George II
London, 1735
Maker's mark of Paul de Lamerie

Length: 62.5 cm, 24 5/8 in.
Weight: 4852 g, 156 oz.

An important silver tray, 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

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

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