Four George II  Antique Silver Salts
Four George II  Antique Silver Salts
Four George II  Antique Silver Salts
Four George II  Antique Silver Salts
Four George II  Antique Silver Salts
Four George II  Antique Silver Salts
Four George II  Antique Silver Salts
Four George II  Antique Silver Salts
Four George II  Antique Silver Salts
Four George II  Antique Silver Salts

PETER TAYLOR AND PARKER & WAKELIN (worked from c.1750)

Four George II Antique Silver Salts

1750 to 1769 London

Offered by William Walter Antiques Ltd

£7,800 gbp
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Four Magnificent George II Antique Silver Salts, one pair 1750 made by Peter Taylor of London and one pair 1769 by Parker & Wakelin of London. The firm of Parker and Wakelin was the foremost silversmith in London for much of the eighteenth century, supplying royalty, aristocracy, and gentry with both domestic and ceremonial plate. The Salts are of circular form with gadroon rims. Each Rococo style salt has four heads of mythical gods, which surmount the four feet which in turn culminate in three leaves. The heads are linked by swags of fruit and foliation. The Salts have gilt interiors which are engraved with crest of Sir Matthew Lamb. Height 2.25 inches 5.7 cm. Width at the rim 3 inches 7.62 cm
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Sir Matthew Lamb (1705-68) was the Grandfather of Prime Minister William Lamb the 2nd Viscount Melbourne, in office from 1835-41, he was Queen Victoria first Prime Minster. The Salts appear the ledgers of Parker and Wakelin for the order date Mar 26 1770 when one pair of salts were purchased and the four crests were engraved on both pairs. This order was for Peniston Lamb the 1st Viscount Melbourne(29th Jan 1745- 22nd July 1828) the son of Matthew and father to William .
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