An extremely rare suite of salvers with raised molded rims and incurved angles, each raised on four scroll bracket feet, engraved with identical contemporary arms in architectural cartouches flanked by demi-figures: the salver with demi-mermaids, one holding looking glass, the other a comb, the waiters with demi-winged putti holding swags, the angles engraved with contemporary crests in oval cartouches linked by “Hogarthian” borders of running leaves on brickwork ground, each fully marked on the back and engraved with the name CHESELDEN HENSON.
The arms are those of Johnson as granted in 1707 to Matthew Johnson of Withcote, co, Leicester.
Weight: 111 troy ounces/3452 grams
Diameter: 14.5/36.25cm (large waiter)
Diameter: 6 inches/15cm (ensuite waiters)
Condition: Excellent throughout
Price: Price on application