A GEORGE II SILVER SALVER AND PAIR OF MATCHING WAITERS, PAUL DE LAMERIE, LONDON, 1735
square with incurved corners on bracket feet, the surfaces engraved with central coat of arms in rococo cartouche, the largest with demi-figures of a lyre player and Bacchus, the matching borders with shells and trellis enclosing crests at the corners
fully marked on backs
lengths 8⅞ and 5¾in.
22.5, 14.6 cm
Some surface wear, the largest with small hole in one angle of border, otherwise good
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The arms are those of Knipe with another in pretence.
Lamerie produced a number of silver items for members of the Knipe family in the 1730s, featuring engraved lattice and strapwork decoration. The commissions included two pairs of sauce boats, 1730 and 1735, sold respectively, Christie's, London, July 12, 1985, lot 127 and November 25, 2008, lot 40; a salver and a pair of tea caddies, 1735, both illustrated in P.A.S. Phillips, Paul de Lamerie, His Life and Work, 1935, pls. LXXXV and XCVIII; and a cake basket, 1732, sold Sotheby's, New York, October 26, 2012, lot 132.