Gordon Family Salver

Gordon Family Salver , c. 1750

Coline Allan

Silversmith:Coline Allan
Aberdeen, Scotland, died 1774

silver

Salvers were difficult to make and were usually produced by specialists. They formed an essentail part of tea table accoutrements for polite society. Salvers were particularly well made in early 18th century Scotland.


Purchased in 1980 with assistance from the National Fund for Acquisitions.

Height: 2.3 cm Maximum: Diameter: 24 cm Weight: 419.39gm
Acc. No. ABDAG001039

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