AN EXTREMELY FINE & RARE PAIR OF GEORGE III BLUE BELL DROP SALVERS MADE IN LONDON IN 1779 BY CROUCH & HANNAM.
YEAR OF MANUFACTURE: 1779
ORIGIN: London, England
MAKER: Crouch & Hannam
STOCK CODE: 374221
The Salvers are circular in form and stand on three cast paw feet, which are decorated with anthemion motifs. The raised border is decorated with a double beaded band enclosing a beautiful border of trailing blue bell drops, an unusual decorative feature to see on salvers. The centre of each piece is engraved with a contemporary Crest and each is very well marked on the reverse. The Salvers are both in excellent condition, with a fine patina. John Crouch I & Thomas Hannam, were specialist maker's of Salvers and Trays, nearly always of the finest quality. They had workshops at 23, Giltspur Street, London, when these Salvers were made.
Diameter: 7.45 inches, 18.63cm.
Height: 1 inches, 2.5cm.
Weight: 22oz, the pair.
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