9233. Antique George I Silver Salver - Price £3,850


A fine early English sterling silver salver of square form raised on shaped feet. Large size. To the centre is a large hand engraved armorial within a decorative cartouche. Weight 582 grams, total 18.7 troy ounces. Width 23.2 cm. Height 3.5 cm. London 1717. Maker Anthony Nelme.

Biography - Anthony Nelme, London silver maker, apprenticed to Richard Rowley 1672, turned over to Isaa Dighton , free 1679/80. 1st mark pre-1697 but entered on commencement of the new register. Assistant to the Court of the Goldsmiths 1703, warden 1717 and 1723. Died circa 1723. His work showed signs of Hugeunot influence and his considerable output included many municipal pieces such as maces, as well as toilet services and other large pieces.

Condition - This rare antique salver is in very good condition with no damage or restoration. Stamped underneath with a full set of English silver hallmarks. The engraving still has good definition with a little wear.
Please note that this item is not new and will show moderate signs of wear commensurate with age. Reflections in the photograph may detract from the true representation of this item.

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