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Antique Silver Salvers

Salvers are trays that do not have handles, are usually round, and are used for serving dishes or glasses. Originally, the salver was used only for royalty to serve them food and drink. But first it was required that before anything reached royalty, a servant must test everything for poison before it was placed on the king’s table. If everything was done correctly, the salver was used to indicate that this process had taken place and that the food and drink was now fit for a king.

George III Antique English Silver Salver

$4,500.00

The vast majority of salvers in the 18th Century were made round but other shapes were also produced including oval, square, rectangular, and hexagonal. This stunning George III, Antique English Silver Salver, is oval in shape and has 4 reed and beaded detailed feet. It …

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George II Antique English Silver Oblong Salver

$60,000.00

A spectacular George II Antique English Silver Oblong Salver. This piece is quite wonderful as the shape is quite rare, and the workmanship and the design are exceptional. In general, most salvers are round-shaped and as this piece is oblong, it becomes very sought after. …

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