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Salver

Date:
19th century, after late 17th century original
Culture:
British, Birmingham, after French original
Medium:
Silver on base metal
Dimensions:
Overall: 17 × 12 in. (43.2 × 30.5 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Electrotype
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1908
Accession Number:
08.166.17
Not on view
This elctrotype is after a late seventeenth-century French original in Rosenborg Palace, Copenhagen. It belongs to a toilet service (see 08.166.13–.21) made for Princess Hedvig Sophia, sister of Charles XII of Sweden.
[ Elkington & Co. , Birmingham, until 1908; sold to MMA ]
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