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Salver

Maker:
probably by John Swift (British, active from 1728)
Date:
1742/43
Culture:
British, London
Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
1 7/8 × 18 1/2 in. (4.8 × 47 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Silver
Credit Line:
Bequest of Ogden Livingston Mills, 1937
Accession Number:
38.21.6
Not on view
The arms of Bray impaling Sadlier are engraved at the center.
Inscription: Engraved on back: a viscount's coronet over the initial B

Marking: [1] Leopard's head crowned (London assay office mark);
[2] g (London date letter for 1742–43);
[3] Lion passant (English quality mark for sterling);
[4] JS, in oval (probably maker's mark for John Swift, entered 1739).

Location of marks:
All on back
Odgen Livingston Mills (until 1937; bequeathed to MMA)
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