Sheffield Silver Salver

Circa 1820

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Description

Sheffield silver plate salver bearing the crest and motto of the Lyell family of the Kinnordy Estate, Angus, Scotland.

  • The motto, "Forti Non Ignavo," translates to "To the Brave, Not the Dastardly."
  • Elaborate cast foliate scroll and shell border applied to piecrust rim, the flat surface with chased band of scrolling foliage surrounding central engraved armorial.
  • Raised on four cast scroll feet.
  • Charles Lyell was a mentor and friend to Charles Darwin, and was awarded a number of medals for his work in geology, including the Royal Medal given by the Royal Society.
  • Silver markings to bottom, including hand-etched numbers and perhaps initials, and stamped K.
Condition Report
Revive
Fair
Good
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Like New

Slight surface wear, commensurate with age.

No obvious copper bleed.

Dimensions
Depth: 3 inches / 7.62 cm
Diameter: 22.25 inches / 56.52 cm
Materials
Silver Plate
Period
Georgian
Decorative Style
Traditional Style
Country of Origin
England
SKU

BX5J4

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