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Waiter

Object Number: 
1954.41
Date: 
1747/48
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 x 6 1/8 in. ( 2.5 x 15.6 cm )
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
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.
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.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Miss M. Gertrude Deavenport, in memory of her mother and sister
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group