Robert Abercrombie

The Bosanquet Salver

Robert Abercrombie

The Bosanquet Salver

An Exceptional George II Bath-Edge Salver
London, 1732
Maker’s mark of Robert Abercromby

Diameter: 47 cm, 18.5 in

The Marital Arms of Bosanquet and Dunster

Bearing the scratch weight 97=0
The engraving attributed to Joseph Sympson.

Charles Oman, English Engraved Silver 1150–1900, pg. 90, ill 103.

No record of apprenticeship or freedom. First mark entered as largeworker, in partnership with George Hindmarsh, 11 May 1731. Address: Christopher's Court, St. Martin's Le Grand. Second mark alone, 5 October 1731. Address: New Rent's St. Martin's Le Grand. Third mark, 23 June 1739, same address. Fourth mark (New Standard), 29 April 1740. Appears to have specialized in salver making.

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