Antique William IV Sterling Silver Tea Tray
Antique William IV Sterling Silver Tea Tray
Antique William IV Sterling Silver Tea Tray
Antique William IV Sterling Silver Tea Tray
Antique William IV Sterling Silver Tea Tray
Antique William IV Sterling Silver Tea Tray
Antique William IV Sterling Silver Tea Tray
Antique William IV Sterling Silver Tea Tray
Antique William IV Sterling Silver Tea Tray

Antique William IV Sterling Silver Tea Tray

1833 London

Offered by AC Silver

£4,750 gbp
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This exceptional antique William IV sterling silver tea tray has a plain oval form.

The surface of the tray is embellished with a contemporary bright cut engraved crest depicting a dragon's head couped, holding in the mouth an axe, all above the motto 'Suaviter Sed Fortiter - Softly but strongly/Mildy but Firmly'.

The raised border of this antique tea tray is ornamented with applied gadroon decoration to the rim.

This William IV silver tray is fitted with a fine pair of twin gadroon decorated handles ornamented with impressive scrolling leaf designs to the terminals.

Dimensions

Length 72.5cm/28.5"
Width 45.2cm/17.8"
Length of surface 53.7cm/21.1"
Width of surface 38.4cm/15.1"
Height 3.9cm/1.5"

Weight

109 troy ounces/3390g



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This antique tea tray is an exceptional gauge of silver, exceptional quality and in exceptional condition in keeping with age.

There are some natural fire marks and surface blemishes to the underside.

The applied decoration is very sharp and the bright cut engraved decoration is crisp.

Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of this piece of antique silverware.
Maker: Maker's Mark W.F (Untraced)
Origin: London, England
Date: 1833
Can be viewed at AC Silver’s Newcastle store, online at www.acsilver.co.uk. Please quote SALES CODE SKU A5190 when enquiring about the piece.
Complimentary insurance valuation with images and text is provided with your purchase
Dimensions
Width 3.90 cm (1.54 inches)
Depth 17.80 cm (7.01 inches)
Weight 109.00oz t (3389.90g)
Stock Code
A5139
Medium
An exceptional, fine and impressive antique William IV English sterling silver two handled tea tray; an addition to our silver tray collection
Signed/Inscribed
Full hallmarks struck to the underside of the rim are all very clear.
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