The Walpole Salver by Paul de Lamerie

The Walpole Salver made for Sir Robert Walpole out of the Exchequer Seal of George I; London hallmark 1728.

Details

Medium:
Silver-gilt
Art Fund grant:
£1,000 ( Total: £7,800)
Acquired in:
1956
Vendor:
Christie's

The salver is engraved at the centre with a roundel with representations of the seal borne by Hercules with various Virtues and Vices.

Provenance

Sir Robert Walpole; his second son Horace Walpole; his sale at Stawberry Hill, 1842; back into the possession of the family; by descent.

Venue details

V&A (Victoria and Albert Museum) Cromwell Road, London London SW7 2RL 020 7942 2000 www.vam.ac.uk

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