Salver by James Kerr

The salver has four scroll and shell feet so it may also have been a stand for a kettle or tea urn.

Details

Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
Diameter: 30 cm
Art Fund grant:
£4,125 ( Total: £16,500)
Acquired in:
2004
Vendor:
Michael Rix

The shaped rim has a border of delicately chased shells, scrolls, swags and fruit filled baskets. The armorial in the centre is that of John, 5th Viscount Arbuthnott of Arbuthnott House, Fordown, Kincardineshire.

Provenance

?Mary Cook; W Fortescue; Michael Rix.

Venue details

Museum of Edinburgh 142 Canongate, EDINBURGH Edinburgh EH8 8DD 0131 529 4143 www.edinburghmuseums.org.uk

Entry details

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