early 19th century old sheffield plate salver from the personal collection of belinda gentle

Early 19th century old sheffield plate salver from the personal collection of Belinda Gentle.



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Early 19th century old sheffield plate silver tray or salver with shaped pie crust border chased with shells and standing on ball and claw feet.
With charming winged family crest to centre surrounded by motto "Reason Contents Me."
Size-7 inches diameter by 1 1/8 inches high.
From the personal collection of Belinda Gentle, internationally renowned antiques dealer and an acknowledged expert on antique metalwork. Her husband Rupert, was the author of Domestic Metalwork, the authoritative book on the subject, which she updated and revised after his death.
The new Belinda Gentle metalware gallery at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London is named after her. She was a lifetime student and dealer in antique brass and associated metals.
This salver was purchased from her home in 2005 when she died, and came from her personal old sheffield plate collection.
A charming salver, with excellent provenance, in very good condition.
Please click on my personal website link in the top left column of this page, or go to www.serpentineantiques.co.uk to see additional items not listed on this site. If you would like additional photos, I am happy to provide them.
If you wish to view or collect this item, please email or prior to travelling, to verify its location and availability. Not all inventory is available at the UK location.
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This item is SOLD and is no longer available to purchase.

* This item has been sold, though you can still email the seller if you wish

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