Waiter

Waiter
Title
Waiter
Date 
1747/48
Medium 
Silver
Dimensions 
Overall: 1 x 6 1/8 in. ( 2.5 x 15.6 cm )
Description 
Wrought silver waiter; flat, round dish with an applied, cast, scrolled lip and applied, cast, scrolled and shell rim; three cast molded pad feet; engraved on the base, "EVANS/ 1721" in block letters; maker's marks stamped on the base.
Credit Line 
Gift of Miss M. Gertrude Deavenport, in memory of her mother and sister
Object Number 
1954.41
Marks 
engraved: on the base: "EVANS/ 1721" in block letters stamped: on the base: lion passant conforming, leopard's head crowned in a cartouche, "m" in a cartouche, "WP" conjoined in a heart
Gallery Label 
This waiter originally belonged to Dorothy Evans. It was passed to her daughter Margaret Fee (b. 1758), who married Captain Clement Miller. The Millers passed it to their daughter Frances, who married Richard Farmer, who gave it to the donor.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group